As the son of two World War II veterans (both were pilots and his mother was a member of the Women’s Air Force Service Pilots), Stuart McClung has had a longtime interest in history in general and military history, particularly the American Civil War.
Born in Istanbul, Turkey, Mr. McClung has lived in many different parts of the United States and spent three years in Morocco. He obtained his BA in history from Ohio University and his MA from American Military University, based in Charlestown, West Virginia, with a 4.0 GPA and nomination to the University President's Honors List.
Mr. McClung was recently awarded the American Public University System's (APUS) Community Service Award for his volunteer efforts over the course of more than 20 years, in historical interpretation, presentations, and public speaking at organizational meetings, community events, and other public venues at the national, state, and local levels. Mr. McClung has been recognized by the Commonwealth of Virginia for more than 10 years of volunteer service in interpretive programs at Sky Meadows State Park, Paris, Virginia.
Mr. McClung is currently nominated for APUS' Distinguished Graduate Award. He resides in Hagerstown, Maryland, where he is employed by Merkle Response Management Group.