17 March 2022

Speaker: John Strasburg
Topic: Stop Battling with Military Records 
Plan on staying after the meeting for the online social; it doesn’t last that long and the last few months has been quite informative!

Brief description: Military records can be a rich source of genealogical information, but many researchers steer clear because they don’t feel confident working with them. Become more comfortable around military records by joining guest presenter John Strasburg as he describes the various records available and how to obtain them. Whether experienced with military records or just getting started, everybody will come away from this program with something new.  

Speaker Bio: John Strasburg is a genealogist who specializes in military records research and enjoys helping others discover their ancestral past. A retired U.S. Coast Guard commissioned officer, John holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from SUNY Stony Brook, a master’s degree in library & information science from the University of South Florida, and a certificate in genealogical research from Boston University’s Metropolitan School, Center for Professional Education. Originally from Western New York State, John currently resides in South Carolina’s Lowcountry with his wife, Luisa.