“I am a walking Discovery Channel with a military background, and that is how I want people to see me. I want civilians to see me as knowledge—an outlet to the world…. I want people to ask me where my favorite place to visit was, or what my most memorable moment as a soldier was. I want them to ask me about the food and the cultures I have seen....”
—Geoffry Norfleet, See Me for Who I Am: Student Veterans’ Stories of War and Coming Home
"Did you serve?"
A majority of veterans say they appreciate being asked (PsychArmor.org). And since Americans have fewer connections to people in the military than they did in previous generations, it's important to create bridges to understanding.
SERVE creates conversation with...
- Food stories from veterans
- Recipes with historical significance
- Anecdotes from cookbooks of various eras
- Histories of wars and conflicts since World War I
- Chronological arrangement
- Timeless recipes with contemporary photography
- An appendix with information about PTS, TBI, and resources for further reading