Finding Peace: Soldiering, Service, & Sacrifice
When: Wednesday, October 17th
6:00- 7:15 PM
Where: Withers Hall room 232-A
The search for peace and reconciliation following wartime service can devastate and overwhelm many veterans as a result of service related personal, moral, and physical challenges. Join us for a unique conversation on the difficulties of finding peace after military service and the insights garnered from this distinguished panel.
Russell Snyder, former Army Psychological Operations Specialist, author of Hearts and Mines with the Marines in Al Anbar, and a NCSU undergraduate in International Studies
Sam Winstead, World War II Marine veteran, founder of Americans for Peace who bicycled from Raleigh to Washington, DC in Sam’s Ride for Peace in 2011
John Heuer, US Coast Guard in 1965, served as an Ordinary Seaman in Viet Nam in 1968, current president of the Eisenhower Chapter of Veterans For Peace, and on the national board of directors of VFP
Timothy Virgilio,Licensed Clinical Social Worker who works with veterans and incoming Vice-Chair for Military Missions in Action
Sponsored by the International Studies Department and International Studies Club
For more information contact Dr. Carol Ann Lewald at 515-6964 or firstname.lastname@example.org.