Ron Silver has been leading Winterim history focused trips for OES for the last 10 years. Ron retired after a 33 year career as an Assistant United States Attorney. His passion is making history come alive by immersing students in the places where history happens. He has led Civil Rights history trips to Alabama and Mississippi, and Civil War trips to Manassas, Gettysburg and Washington, D.C. Ron regularly lectures and teaches throughout Oregon and Washington. He toured Normandy for the 60th Anniversary of D-Day and has recently visited several WWI battlefields where the American Expeditionary Forces fought under General Pershing.