Author shares military history with DAR

Howard W. Holschuh, Captain, U.S. Navy Ret., spoke to the David Hudson Chapter, DAR Jan. 12 at the Hudson Library and Historical Society. The author of four books, Holschuh's talk focused on his latest, an autobiography, "I Briefed A Thousand Stars." The program was sometimes humorous and sometimes somber as Capt. Holschuh gave a personal perspective on historical events, including the Cuban Missile Crisis, both as a family man and a 30-year career Naval officer. Following the meeting, members had the opportunity to purchase Holschuh's books and have them signed.

The David Hudson Chapter, DAR will be "Recognizing Our Future Leaders" in a joint meeting with Anner Maria Hudson Society, CAR and Lafayette Chapter, SAR on Feb. 10 at 2 p.m. Area students will be presented with Junior Achievement Awards, DAR Good Citizen Awards, and the David Hudson Scholarship Award.

The National Society Daughters of the American Revolution is a volunteer women's service organization that actively promotes patriotism, preserving American history, and securing American's future through better education for children. Membership in the NSDAR is open to any woman 18 years or older, regardless of race, religion or ethnic background, who can prove lineal descent from a Patriot of the American Revolution is eligible for membership. For more information, email Chapter Regent Chris Winters at