Speakers Bureau

Under Construction

PATRIOT VOICES

Living History, Historic Speakers, Demonstrations, Exhibits and more

It is our desire to assist those interested in learning about our American history to connect with historians, reenactors and exhibitors who can provide the services sought. We are in the process of compiling a list of those individuals. 

  

Sons of the American Revolution, Cincinnati Chapter

 Captain Howard Miller Flag Collection

Flag display at the Patriot Fair

 

The Captain Howard Miller Flag Collection consists of 70 flags dating from pre-Revolutionary War times through the current U.S. 50-Star flag. Captain Miller, a vexillologist (an authority and collector of flags), assembled the collection in the late 1950s and toured throughout the Midwest for more than 25 years giving flag presentations to schools and civic organizations. The collection is now maintained by the Cincinnati Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution. The collection contains thirty Revolutionary War era flags and colors and another forty flags representing specific times and events throughout America’s history.

CONTACT:

Colonel (Ret) Donald C. McGraw

Email: Donald.c.mcgraw@gmail.com    
Phone:  513-404-4982
Length of presentation: 30 min – 1.25 hr
Set up requirements: podium, microphone (if room warrants one), space for flags
Compensation requirements:  None required, donations welcome

 

COLONEL (Retired) DONALD C. McGRAW, JR.

Colonel McGraw was commissioned in the U.S. Army Field Artillery from the United States Military Academy at West Point in 1979. He spent his first 21 years of US Army service in a variety of command and staff positions in infantry divisions in the Republic of Korea, the Federal Republic of Germany and in the continental United States. Colonel McGraw spent 14 months in 2005 & 2006 as the Director of Operations for Combined Forces Command in Afghanistan and spent the remainder of his commissioned service as the Director for Afghanistan Policy in the Office of the Secretary of Defense. Colonel McGraw retired from the U.S. Army in July 2009 after 30 years of commissioned service and is currently the President and General Manager of Planet Products Corporation in Blue Ash, Ohio. He is married to Dr. Alicia Bridgeland and they have seven children.

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Allan Howey

Period Music

 Howey Music LLC

Presentations:

Civil War Music

World War II Music

Patriotic Songs

CONTACT: Allan Howey: www.speakeasyjazzband.com

Allan_howey@yahoo.com        937-903-4662

Length of Presentations: one hour

Compensation: $75.00


My name is Allan Howey, and I'm a retired US Air Force officer.  After a 34-year military career, I returned to college to earn two degrees in music.  I am now a solo performer, trumpet teacher, and the leader of "Big AL's" Speakeasy Jazz Band.

Education:

  • Bachelors, Music Education, Wright State University
  • Associates, Music, Sinclair Community College
  • Masters, History, Indiana University
  • Bachelors, History, USAF Academy

Experience:

  • Ohio teacher's license for music (pre-K through 12th grades)
  • Private trumpet teacher
  • Substitute band director and middle school trumpet tutor
  • Marching band trumpet instructor
  • Performer at clubs/pubs, restaurants, churches, senior homes, big bands, college/high school musicals

Military Background:

  • 34 years of service (30 years commissioned plus 4 years AF Academy cadet)
  • Pilot, educator, director, planner, analyst and staff officer
  • Gulf War veter
   

 

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Ronnie L. Bowling

The Life of Daniel Boone

 Daniel Boone Reenactor Ronnie Bowling

 
The Paradox of Daniel Boone

 The Siege of Fort Boonesborough

 CONTACT: Ronnie Bowling

 Smartcookie1611@gmail.com    513 291-4122

 Length of Presentation: TBA

 Requirements: Microphone

Compensation: No

Ronnie is a lifelong resident of Southwest Ohio. He is an active duty police officer in Centerville Ohio. He has been happily married for 43 years, has two children and four grandchildren. He and his wife, Teresa, are certified instructors through the Institute on the Constitution and teach Constitution classes.

 An avid student of history, his favorite era is that surrounding our country’s founding. The American Frontiersman is his area of expertise. He has studied Daniel Boone, Simon Kenton and  Davey Crockett in depth.

Much of his family hails from the area in and surrounding the Daniel Boone National Forest. He spent much of his childhood playing in and exploring the hills of Kentucky and visiting historical sites and places that figured prominently in the life of Daniel Boone.

 

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 Mike Maharrey

 Tenth Amendment Center

Mike Maharrey

  

Topics: The Constitution

CONTACT: Michael.maharrey@thetenthamendmentcenter.com

Phone: 727-798-7459

 Length of Presentation: tailored for audience and event

 Requirements: Microphone

 Compensation: TBA

 Michael serves as the national communications director for the Tenth Amendment Center.

 

 

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