2018 Editorial Calendar 

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January

USS Pueblo (AGER-2)
On 23 January 1968, while in international waters, the ship was ordered to leave to or be fired upon. North Korean sailors boarded the AGER and took her into Wonsan harbor. Her 80 surviving crew members and two civilian oceanographers were held captive for 11 months and released at Panmunjom December 23, 1968.
     Bonus Feature: Professional Trainer, Denny Marshall addresses fitness, training and overall body wellness.  

Space: 11/23/2017
Materials: 12/1/2017

February

Veterans Service Foundation
FRA’s newly formed 501c(3) nonprofit foundation will expand the veteran services offerings to members. We will outline the objectives and goals of the foundation.
     Bonus Feature: Contributing Editor Ann Norvell Gray will be covering the National Museum of the Marine Corps in Quantico, Va.

Space: 12/22/2017
Materials: 1/2/2018

March 

Women in the Military
Women have been involved in the U.S. military since 1775, but more in the civilian fields of nursing, laundering, mending and cooking. Take a look at how women's role has evolved through time.
     Bonus Feature: Professional Trainer, Denny Marshall addresses fitness, training and overall body wellness.
  

Space: 1/25/2018
Materials: 2/2/2018

April

Annual Convention Preview
This month's feature will showcase the 2018 Annual Convention, to be held September 18 - 23 at the OMNI Hotle located in San Antonio, Texas          
     Bonus Feature:
 Contributing Editor Ann Norvell Gray will be looking at museums and attractions that focus upon the Navy, Marines and Coast Guard.

Space: 2/15/2018
Materials: 3/1/2018

May

Identity Theft
How to best protect yourself in today’s environment of high-tech wireless hacking and intrusions. You can protect yourself by taking some low-tech, common-sense precautions. 
     Bonus Feature: Professional Trainer, Denny Marshall addresses fitness, training and overall body wellness.  

Space: 3/22/2018
Materials: 4/3/2018

June

Stress: Ways to Cope
Art Therapy, help from animals along with other new and tested forms of treatment to reduce stress.   
     Bonus Feature:
 Contributing Editor Ann Norvell Gray will be looking at museums and attractions that focus upon the Navy, Marines and Coast Guard.

Space: 4/19/2018
Materials: 5/1/2018

July

Armed Services YMCA
They provide programs and services to military service members and their families with a particular focus on junior-enlisted men and women, “Making Military Life Easier” for military families. 
     Bonus Feature: Professional Trainer, Denny Marshall addresses fitness, training and overall body wellness.  

Space: 5/22/2018
Materials: 6/1/2018

August

Eddie Knight Profile
Command Master Chief of Navy Recruiting Command FORCM (AW/SW/IW) Eddie L. Knight enlisted in the Navy in July, 1986 under the delayed entry program. He completed basic training at Great Lakes, Ill., basic enlisted aviation machinist's mate "A" school in Millington, Tenn.and TF-34 complete engine repair "C" school at Naval Air Station (NAS), North Island, Calif.
     Bonus Feature:
 Contributing Editor Ann Norvell Gray will be looking at museums and attractions that focus upon the Navy, Marines and Coast Guard.

Space: 6/22/2018
Materials: 7/3/2018

September

Hispanics in the Military
The past 20 years have led to a dramatic increase in the percentage of Latinos (of both sexes) among active duty enlisted personnel. How they have influenced diversity in today’s military-trends and growing demographics.     
     Bonus Feature: Professional Trainer, Denny Marshall addresses fitness, training and overall body wellness.       
            

Space: 7/23/2018
Materials: 8/1/2018

October

NAVY SEAL Profile 
An in-depth look at the role of NAVY Seal's. SEAL stands for the Sea, Air, and Land teams of the U.S. Navy special warfare unit. SEALs are trained to operate in all environments. 
     Bonus Feature:
 Contributing Editor Ann Norvell Gray will be looking at museums and attractions that focus upon the Navy, Marines and Coast Guard.   
                                      

Space: 8/21/2018
Materials: 9/4/2018

November

Annual Convention Summary
Highlights from the 2018 Annual Convention held at the OMNI Hotel located in San Antonoi Texas, September 23 - 30.         
     Bonus Feature: Professional Trainer, Denny Marshall addresses fitness, training and overall body wellness.  

Space: 9/21/2018
Materials: 10/1/2018

December

The Pendleton Rescue
On Feb. 18, 1952, the Coast Guard station in Chatham, Massachusetts, got word that the SS Pendleton, a World War II-era oil tanker, had been split in half at sea.          
     Bonus Feature:
 Contributing Editor Ann Norvell Gray will be looking at museums and attractions that focus upon the Navy, Marines and Coast Guard.

Space: 10/19/2018
Materials: 11/1/2018

 

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