Writer; publisher. Born– Birmingham. Parents– Carl Lamar “Sale” Caddell, Sr. Married– William R. Crawford. Children– Three. Education– Samford University, University of Alabama Extension Center in Birmingham, and Auburn University. Lived in Vietnam for four years; worked as free-lance journalist for Stars and Stripes, Copley News Service, and other publications.  Founded the publication Military Living in 1968; built it into the country’s largest publisher of travel-related material for military families. Member National Military Wives Association; served as its director. Received the National Press Women’s Book Award for Nonfiction in 1967, for Customs and Cultures of Vietnam.


Files at Alabama Public Library Service; Military Living website


Customs and Culture of Vietnam. Rutland, Vt.; C. E. Tuttle, 1966.

Military Living’s Temporary Military Lodging Around the World; Travel on Less Per Day–the Military Way. Arlington, Va.; Military Living Publications, 1981.


Military Living’s Military Camping & Rec Areas Around the World. Arlington, Va.; Military Living Publication, 1983.

Military RV, Camping and Recreation Areas Around the World. Falls Church, Md.; Military Living, 1990.

U. S. Forces’ Travel and Transfer Guide. Falls Church, Md.; Military Living, 1989.