Franklin C. Annis

Franklin C. Annis holds a Doctorate in Education (EdD) from Northcentral University. He is a veteran of Operational Iraqi Freedom having served as the 2nd Platoon Leader of the 313th Medical Company (Ground Ambulance) during OIF 9-11. He is currently assigned as the Medical Information Manager (S-6) for the 110th Multifunctional Medical Battalion and works as the full-time Deputy State Surgeon for the Nebraska Army National Guard.

The author makes several distinctions on how reading for the purposes of military self-development differs from reading practices in academia.