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Veterans Week 2017

A number of events are planned on campus for Veterans Week, in honor of our veterans, military service members, and their family members. The poster listing all events, including those especially for veterans and service members, is online, but here … Continue reading

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Bridging the Civil-Military Divide

Emily Núñez Cavness will talk about “Bridging the Civil-Military Divide” on Mon., Oct. 30, 2017 at 7 pm in the Irvin L. Young Auditorium. It’s part of the Contemporary Issues Lecture Series sponsored by the College of Letters and Sciences! … Continue reading

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Stories from Student Veterans

David Chrisinger, Communication Specialist and veteran transition expert, will be the guest speaker on the webinar Stories from Student Veterans on Thurs. Feb. 18 & 25, at noon, hosted by Kognito. He will talk about “best practices to better engage … Continue reading

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Veterans & Military Service Members Recognition

The UWW campus will hold a number of events to honor veterans & military service members during the week of Nov. 9-14, 2015: Wednesday, Nov. 11 11 a.m. Veteran Remembrance Ceremony, Musical performance by students and staff (UC Hamilton Room) … Continue reading

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Writing as Recovery talk July 17

Erv Barnes will discuss “Writing as Recovery” in the Dwight Foster Public Library‘s Community Room (Fort Atkinson, 209 Merchants Ave.) at 7pm On Tuesday, July 17th. Dr. Barnes, a Vietnam vet and graduate of Fort Atkinson High School, now lives … 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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Veterans and Service Members Lounge

Veterans Day is being celebrated during the entire week of November 7-12. A listing of Recognition Week activities is online. Included on the listing is an invitation to our students who are service members or veterans to drop by the … Continue reading

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Veterans Recognition Week – lounge dedication 11/11

Nov. 8–Nov. 12 is Veterans Recognition Week, including Veterans Day on November 11th. Do we all remember why *that* day is Veterans Day?? If not, the U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs has a web page explaining its history. It’s 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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