Lawrence Swesey is a retired military officer and educator with three decades experience in each profession. He served primarily in cavalry units in both the active service and national guard as well as serving several years as a chief tactical instructor in the Ft Knox, KY Armor Officers Advanced Course. He graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point in 1969 and served in Viet-Nam. He is also a (retired) member of the First Troop Philadelphia City Cavalry, a traditional unit organized and in continual service since 1774.
Lawrence Swesey has attended courses at the University of Pennsylvania and received a Master's degree in education at Temple University.
He is currently retired and operate a unique battlefield and historic site tour business that specializes in personal tours of Civil War battlefields and events.