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June 13, 2024

“How to Get Published on Amazon: A Guide for Beginning Writers” is the 10th book written by Lt. Col. John J. McBrearty (U.S. Army retired), a former assistant professor of military science at Cal State San Bernardino. In addition, one of his earlier works, “Army Values,” was released as an audiobook.

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November 13, 2023

CSUSB’s Veterans Success Center offers a writing program directed specifically toward veterans and their family members. The result, 10 years on, is a trove of published books, regular appearances at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books and a collection of author-veterans who range from poets to novelists to screenwriters.

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August 3, 2023

Written by Veterans is an initiative of CSUSB’s Veterans Success Center. Launched originally in 2014, it has evolved into a hybrid writing group for veterans to grow their writing skills and eventually publish their work through Amazon Kindle Direct Publishing.

January 30, 2020

U.S. Rep. Mark Takano will visit CSUSB on Friday, Jan. 31, to meet with university officials and learn about CSUSB’s veterans and cybersecurity programs. Office of Strategic Communication

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May 31, 2017

News media shines its light on Paula Priamos (English), Andreas Kossak (communication studies), Alemayehu Mariam (political science) and Brian Levin (criminal justice).

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May 31, 2017

The festival provided a venue for the writers to meet and introduce their books to a wide audience.

November 2, 2018

The Thomsons, who support U.S. military students through the Zapletal Charitable Trust Scholarship, met with students, faculty and staff during their visit.