Ed Saunders

Ed Saunders

Ed E. Saunders is a retired colonel in the United States Army, serving in the military for more than 20 years. He is also an accomplished writer, historian and photographer. He has written books on the unknown stories of women in World War I and the creation of the Yellowstone National Cemetery.

The World War I memorial in Washington, D.C. (Ed Saunders for States Newsroom)

A 24-note bugle tune honors all veterans, living and dead

By: - November 11, 2023

Promptly at 5 p.m., every day, rain or shine, blizzard or heat, a volunteer bugler¬†wearing a period World War I U.S. Army uniform stands at attention near the flagpole at the¬†National World War One Memorial not far from the White House in Washington D.C. On a brilliant autumn day, I watched as a Black soldier […]