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Read: “From Watermelon Inspector to the White House”

Henry Spencer Faircloth’s enlisted in the USAF as a Basic Airman in 1950. After completing OCS, he was commissioned as an officer and began a career that would include post-war rebuilding efforts in Europe, training airmen on two continents to help win the Space Race, and writing letters for Presidents Johnson and Nixon. Faircloth’s distinguished military career would culminate in a Presidential appointment as Executive Director of the Jobs For Veterans Committee, another globe-spanning vocation that introduced Spencer to a plethora of powerbrokers and history makers in politics, the military, business, and entertainment. Learn more.

Reader Reviews:

“Lt Col Faircloth takes us on a journey from the Depression era South to the halls of the White House. From growing up down the road from Carter to working with a famous Tuskegee Airman to running a committee in the Nixon White House… you get up close and personal portraits of some of the biggest names of the 20th century. Fantastic read!”

— Ed Dixon

“If you enjoy biographies, grab this book and settle down for a great read. Go on the journey beginning in rural Georgia and if you have the chance, get to Sun City, Florida to meet this amazing gentleman in person. Great story!”

— Brian Pomeroy, USAF (Ret.)

Current Project

Set in an age when technology is on the march and magic is on the run, a ragtag group of refugees from a village with a deep secret, will team with pirate clans and fierce warriors to devise a plan that could strike a crippling blow to a merciless invader.

Corsair Wars Book 1: Swansong is an old-fashioned hero quest textured by steampunk tech and a classic high-fantasy struggle between good and evil. To survive, a small band of common people must delve the depths of themselves to find courage they cannot fathom in a world they no longer recognize, and a legendary hero who long since gave up on himself must once again find the strength to sacrifice everything in defense of what he loves.

They had all the comforts of home and enjoyed a simple life. Can they become more than they could ever imagine for one fleeting chance of rebuilding what they thought would last forever?

Thank you, Stan Lee… Excelsior!

Thank you, Stan Lee… Excelsior!

Stan Lee, Marvel Comics’ patriarch and father of innumerable modern legends, has died. He was 95, and, in nearly one century on this earth, Lee attained mythic status reserved for those who define industries, genres, and generations of childhoods. There is no doubt...

A Lasting Commission from LtCol Faircloth

A Lasting Commission from LtCol Faircloth

One of the highlights of my writing career was the day I got a call from LtCol H. Spencer Faircloth (Ret.), who wanted my help writing a book about his extraordinary life. Spence didn’t land at Normandy on D-Day. He was still a kid, back home in Georgia, collecting...

Vero Beach And Other Hidden Gems of Florida’s Treasure Coast

Vero Beach And Other Hidden Gems of Florida’s Treasure Coast

By E. Adam Porter   When vacationers, even many Florida natives, think about hitting the beach on the Atlantic coast, they head to Daytona, Cocoa, Lauderdale or Amelia Island. Florida’s Treasure Coast is treated as drive-by country, and those who make that mistake...

Rainbow Springs, FL

Rainbow Springs, FL

Rainbow Springs, FL Beat the heat in one of Florida’s best-cultivated freshwater spring parks By E. Adam Porter   People have been returning to what is now Rainbow Springs State Park for 10,000 years. One trip and it’s easy to see why. You could put a picture of the...

A prescription for better communication

A prescription for better communication

Seek first to understand. Stephen Covey (and others) said that, and I adopted it as my first rule of reporting. I hear from a lot of people — even politicians (hey y’all) — I write about, who tell me they respect my reporting, even when they feel stung by it. That...

Successful SouthShore Author Meet ‘n Greet!

Successful SouthShore Author Meet ‘n Greet!

Thanks to everyone who came out to meet Spencer and me at the SouthShore Library Local Author event on June 12. It was a great success. We sold lots of books, signed even more and had a great time hanging out with other authors, readers and fans. Check out these...

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