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Current Issue: May 2020

Features

24

Albert J. Myer and the Birth of the US Army Signal Corps, by Buzz Brandt

The US Army Signal Corps was established during the American Civil War, and today, it continues to provide vital communications support to US soldiers.

30

The Golden Age of the Bicycle, by Elise Warner

During the late nineteenth century, bicycles became hugely popular in the United States and enabled Americans to enjoy more freedom of movement.

36

From Pioneers to Plutonium: The Varied History of Knoxville and East Tennessee, by Michael Stein

East Tennessee is home to historic sites, stunning mountain vistas, and the City of Knoxville.

Departments

4

Message from the GER

5

Travels of the GER

6

Candidates for Grand Lodge Office

10

It’s Your Business, by Timothy Middleton

11

Healthline, by Elizabeth A. Reid, MD

12

News of the Lodges

42

Supporting Our Troops

46

Elks National Veterans Service Commission

50

Elks Drug Awareness Program

53

Elks National Foundation

54

State Major Projects

 

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