Hello and welcome. Did you know that every year the U.S. Army’s Chief of Staff releases a recommended reading list? Its purpose is to provide soldiers with extra resources they can use to educate themselves on their country, their jobs and what it means to serve. Check out some of these literary selections.

Dive back into history by turning the pages of “Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era” by James M. McPherson. This book takes a look at the many factors that went into causing this conflict in addition to the political, economical and social climate of this time period.

Interested in a first-person perspective? Try cracking open the personal memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant. This piece is described as classic, honest and a must-read for all American servicemembers.

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