Like most people, during the course of my lifetime I have accumulated a few certificates and diplomas — my bona fides, as it were — to show for myself. Of course, that doesn’t mean I necessarily need to display them all. However, in my line of work, I notice that one particular item, my curriculum vita, is often requested [click on the image at left to view].

   Frequently, editors from the more scholarly or academic presses may wish to know something about my educational background. Those individuals might want to see my doctoral diploma from SUNY/Buffalo [click image at right to view].

   One other item is of special interest to editors and publishers in the field of military history: my honorable discharge from the U.S. Navy [click image below to view].