Charlie Brown, Chief of Staff

President Trump has announced his pick for the next Chief of Staff of the United States Air Force, and his pick is… Charlie Brown!

Charles Q. Brown, Jr., will become the first African-American to hold a Chief of Staff position in any of the U.S. military branches. He is currently the Commander of the Pacific Air Forces. And apparently, he does not go by “Charlie” but prefers “CQ”, I suspect for obvious reasons.

No word on how many Sopwith Camels he’ll request in the next military budget.

Not That Charlie Brown
A better pitcher than Charlie Brown

Ladies, gentlemen, and those who identify otherwise, let me introduce you to: Charlie Brown! Charles Edward Brown was a professional baseball pitcher… briefly. In 1897 he pitched four games for the Cleveland Spiders, a Major League Baseball team of the day. This left-hander started four games, and is credited with …

Not That Charlie Brown
Me and Charlie Brown archives

When digging into those Schulz/Kelly letters, at first I missed what else it is that the Minnesota History Center has on hand – the original paste-ups and other material related to┬áMe and Charlie Brown: a Book of Good Griefs. This is a book that was written by the original Charlie …

Not That Charlie Brown
Not that Charlie Brown. Not even quite Charlie Brown.

Coming out this coming week: A Sharla Brown Christmas!