A Veterans Day Memory

A former cavalry trooper who admitted he didn’t know a “magneto from a carburetor,”  Newell Phipps Weed would later receive the Distinguished Service Cross for heroism for leading 6-ton tanks into combat. And while we honor all veterans on November … More »

5 Tips for making the Hobby STRONG

“Went to a show. Talked to vendors. ‘Gotta get the young involved’ was the most common statement I heard. Though this was my show synopsis for an event I recently attended, it could have described any  show I have I … More »

Is Olive Drab the New Black?

Last May, a lot of media outlets were carrying a story that was titled something like, “Are Classic Military Vehicles a Collector’s Bargain?” Written by an insurance company, the story was picked up and repeated in various outlets. As recent … More »

A Day at the Range

Does it make a difference? For about three weeks, I have watched a kid playing in the shared yard of our town house. Each sunny day, armed with what appears to be a plastic Nerf rifle, he sets a shoebox … More »

Remembering Chet

After settling into a cubicle on my first day as the editor of Military Vehicles Magazine, my new advertising director said to me, “It’s time.” I pushed back my keyboard, stood up and straightened my tie (the last time I … More »