Trees for Troops + Book Reviews from Leepson
Rick Dungey, Executive Director, Christmas Spirit Foundation and Trees for Troops
Marc Leepson, Army Veteran, journalist and author and historian. Latest book “Saving Monticello”
John Hanson, USO
December 18, 2022
Rick Dungey, Executive Director, Christmas Spirit Foundation
Christmas Spirit Foundation is a 501c3 charitable organization that has supported TREES FOR TROOPS for 18 years. Trees for Troops is a partnership with FedEx Freight.They have provided almost 300,000 free Christmas trees to the men and women of our armed forces since the program began in 2005.
Marc Leepson – Army Veteran and Author of 9 Books
Marc graduated from George Washington University in 1967. After serving in the U.S. Army from 1967-69, including a year in the Vietnam War, he received his honorable discharge and went on to earn a Masters Degree in history from George Washington University in 1971.
A former staff writer for Congressional Quarterly in Washington, D.C., he has been a free-lance writer since 1986. He has written for many newspapers and magazines, including Preservation, Smithsonian, Military History, Civil War Times, America’s Civil War, Vietnam magazine, the Washington Post, New York Times, New York Times Book Review, The Wall Street Journal, Baltimore Sun, Chicago Tribune, Detroit News, Dallas Morning News, Christian Science Monitor, Newsday, The Arizona Republic, St. Petersburg Times, and USA Today.
Marc’s Facebook profile states “Senior Writer, Arts Editor and Columnist, The VVA Veteran at Vietnam Veterans of America”.
Marc has been on Veterans Radio several times in the past and will surely inspire you to read a book or two that will reveal astonishing insights into our American History.
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