Ben Powers

Ben Powers resides in TX with his wife KC and four children Arthur, Michaela, Emma and Jordan. He retired from the United States Army in 2016, after 24 years of service. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Communications from Boston University and a Master of Arts in Military Studies, with a concentration in Strategic Leadership from American Military University. Ben is a life member of the 82nd Airborne Division Association, and is active in supporting American battlefield preservation efforts.

The Lafayette Escadrille: A Photo History

Steven A. Ruffin’s The Lafayette Escadrille: A Photo History of the First American Fighter Squadron is much more than a collection of photographs illustrating the formative years of combat aviation. While Ruffin’s pictorial arrangements are the heart of the book, his writing is descriptive and informative. Ruffin entertains his audience with the human-interest stories of aviators facing …

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