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Current Issue: March 2020

Features

20

Ace of Aces: Edward V. Rickenbacker, by Linda McMaken

Beyond his fame as a World War I flying ace and Medal of Honor recipient, Captain Eddie Rickenbacker was a race car driver, airline owner, and military advisor.

26

As American as . . . Apple Pie!, by Buzz Brandt

Born out of English traditions and refashioned by the North American environment and colonial spirit, apple pie has become quintessentially American.

32

Riding the Narrow-Gage Rails—From Chama, New Mexico, to Antonito, Colorado, by Elise Warner

The Cumbres and Toltec Scenic Railroad crosses land rich with the history of the Southwest.

Departments

4

Message from the GER

5

Travels of the GER

6

A Candidate for Grand Exalted Ruler

8

It’s Your Business, by Timothy Middleton

9

Healthline, by Elizabeth A. Reid, MD

10

News of the Lodges

38

Elks National Veterans Service Commission

48

Elks Drug Awareness Program

52

Elks National Foundation

54

State Major Projects

 

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