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Read the full write-up on the Smithsonian National Postal Museum's website here.

Current Issue: November 2018

Features

22

The US Coast Guard: The Forgotten Service, by Roger Meyer

For nearly 230 years, the US Coast Guard has secured American waterways and stood ready to defend the nation in international waters.

30

Taking Flight: The 1929 Women’s National Air Derby, by Michael A. Banks

Twenty pilots paved the way for future female aviators when they competed in the first women-only air race in America.

36

Ann Arbor, Michigan, by Michael Stein

Home to the University of Michigan and lush parklands, Ann Arbor welcomes visitors who love sports, culture, and the outdoors.

Departments

4

Message from the GER

10

It’s Your Business, by Timothy Middleton

12

Healthline, by Elizabeth A. Reid, MD

14

News of the Lodges

44

Elks National Veterans Service Commission

50

Elks Drug Awareness Program

52

Elks National Foundation

54

State Major Projects

 

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