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Closets, Combat, and Coming Out

Rob Smith, openly gay Iraq war Army veteran, journalist and author of Closets, combat, and coming out, will speak about his experiences on Tues., Apr. 7, at 6:30pm in the UC’s Hamilton Room. It’s a Pride Week event! Andersen Library … Continue reading

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Young and Female in the U.S. Army

Kayla Williams, former sergeant and Arabic linguist in an Army intelligence unit, will give a talk called “Love My Rifle More Than You: Young and Female in the U.S. Army” on Mon., Feb. 6th, at 7pm in the Irvin L. … Continue reading

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Memorials for Vietnam, Afghanistan, & Iraq

November 13 is the anniversary of the 1982 dedication of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. It’s known to stir powerful emotions in its visitors. Another powerful commemoration can be seen in the UC Fiskum Gallery through November 14th, … Continue reading

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Andrew Bacevich @UWW Mar 14

Andrew Bacevich, professor of international relations and history at Boston University, will talk about The limits of power: The end of American exceptionalism on Mon., Mar. 14, at 7pm in the Irvin L. Young Auditorium. It’s the second Spring 2011 … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – January 12

Atomic America: How a Deadly Explosion and a Feared Admiral Changed the Course of Nuclear History by Todd Tucker TK1345 .I2 T83 2009 New Book Island, 2nd floor It seems like at least once a week (or more frequently), a … Continue reading

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Soldiers’, children’s accounts of war

UWW will honor Veterans Recognition Week (Nov. 3-11, 2009) with several events. “Letters Home” on Tues., Nov. 3rd, at 7:30pm (Young Auditorium) is a performance of stories of soldiers in Iraq and Afghanistan and their families. It’s inspired by The … Continue reading

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