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Veterans History Museum of the Carolinas Advisory Board

Lt. General John Brown III
Lieutenant General John M. Brown III, US Army (Retired) commanded combat arms units in peace and war in the continental United States, Europe, the Middle East, the Balkans and the Indo-Pacific Theater. He served as the Chief of Staff/Dean of Administration of the National Defense University and the Deputy Commanding General for Transformation of the Army’s Training and Doctrine Command. His final assignment was Commanding General, US Army Pacific.

Margret Lynn Brown
Margaret Lynn Brown is an author, researcher, writer, and professor of American history at Brevard College in western North Carolina. Her history The Great Smoky Mountains, The Wild East is popular in the national parks’ visitor centers. More recently, she has written historical fiction, reviews, and essays.

Will Hines
Will Hines is the co-founder of Sovereign Financial, an independent financial planning and investment management firm based in Greenville, SC. He graduated Magna Cum Laude from Clemson University in 2015 with a BS in Business Management. As one of the founders of the Veterans History Project at Clemson University, Will has a passion for preserving veterans’ stories for future generations.

David Mahoney
Sheriff David Mahoney started with the sheriff’s office in July 1991 and has served as a detention officer, telecommunicator, patrol deputy, patrol shift supervisor, criminal investigator, special response team (SRT) member, and Sheriff. He has been awarded the Advanced Law Enforcement Certificate and the Advanced Service Award — the highest two awards attainable by a law enforcement officer in North Carolina.

Abby Moore
Abby Moore graduated high school in Lake Worth, FL, with honors and was voted as the outstanding female volleyball athlete. She graduated from West Point in 2006 and was voted player of the year. She entered active duty with the 101st Division and served a year in Afghanistan as an S-1 Officer for the 159th Aviation Combat Brigade. She retired as a captain, has three children, and works as a government management consultant for Booz Allen Hamilton.

Elizabeth Robertson
Elizabeth M. Robertson is the President and a founding partner of Liberty Business Associates, a defense contracting firm providing business operations and information technology services to US military clients. She leads overall company strategy, including vision, mission, core values and growth. She functions in all areas of the business, including accounting, human resources, business development, contracts, security, regulatory compliance and client operations.

Major General Joseph Taluto
Major General Joseph Taluto retired in 2010 after 44 years of military service in the Unites States Army. Prominent assignments included: Commander of Military units in New York City in response to the terrorist bombing of September 2011; Army Division Commanding General for the 42nd Infantry Division in Iraq during the period from 2005 to 2006; and Adjutant General Of New York State from 2006 to 2010.