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Book cover of, The Cut

Thursday, November 10th

7:00 PM

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Headshot of the aithor, John Wemlinger

John Wemlinger is a retired US Army Colonel with 27 years of active duty service.  He is a veteran of the Vietnam conflict where he amassed nearly 1,000 hours of combat flying as a helicopter pilot. He has commanded at both the Battalion and Brigade levels.  His military decorations include:  The Defense Superior Service Medal; the Legion of Merit; The Defense Meritorious Service Medal with OLC; The Army Meritorious Service Medal with 3 OLC’s; and The Army Commendation Medal with 3 OLC’s.  He is the author of five novels in which he writes about what he knows best:  America’s veterans and the issues confronting them.  Three of his books have won awards including his most recent novel, The Cut, which was named by the State Library of Michigan as a 2022 Michigan Notable Book.  He lives in Onekama, Michigan, with his wife, Diane, and their border collie, Sydney.