The Life Of A Military Aide To The President
For Release: March 22, 2005College Station, TX - Military Aides work with the United States Secret Service and the Pentagon to ensure the President's security and comfort, particularly when he's away from home. They see he gets where he needs to go and has a safe place to sleep. Former Military Aide Stephen Bauer recorded a vivid account of his life working for Presidents Nixon, Ford, Carter, Reagan and George H. W. Bush in At Ease in the White House: Social Life as Seen by a Presidential Military Aide. Mr. Bauer will discuss At Ease in the White House and his experiences as a Military Aide at the Museum Issues Forum on Tuesday, March 29. A book signing will follow.
STEVE BAUER is a retired Army Infantry officer and a veteran of combat in Vietnam and the DMZ in Korea. Based on his extensive military career, Bauer wrote How to Do Business with the Federal Government. His awards include the Presidential Service Badge, Combat Infantryman's Badge, Parachute Badge, Defense Distinguished Service Medal, Legion of Merit, Bronze Star, three Defense Meritorious Service Medals, Army Meritorious Service Medal, two Army Commendation Medals, and various other military awards. Stephen lives outside Houston with his wife, Linda, with whom he coauthored Recipes from Historic Texas.
The Bush Museum Issues Forum strives to present leading experts in their respective fields and provide a vehicle in which the local community can be engaged in discussion concerning topics and issues that face our nation. In the past, the Museum Issues Forum has addressed a wide variety of topics including terrorism, LBJ, Central Europe and the role of intelligence in national security.
The forum begins at 7 p.m. in the museum’s orientation theater. There is no cost to attend, but reservations are recommended. For more information, or to make reservations, call Amanda Urrutia at 979-691-4015.