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    Medal of Honor Recipients

    Medal of Honor recipients talked about their inspirations for joining the military and how they believe the medal changed the perceptions of those around them.  br/ American Veterans…

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    World War II Veterans

    Veterans of World War II talked about their experiences during the war, including those of the "Doolittle Raiders, who conducted the first air raid on Japan in the spring of 1942. br/…

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    Tuskegee Airmen

    Members of the Tuskegee Airmen talked about their experiences in World War II, including the segregation and discrimination they faced while serving. br/ American Veterans Center 17th…

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    American Veterans Center, General P.X. Kelley

    U.S. war veterans talked about their experiences in battles from World War II through the present day.  br/ American Veterans Center 17th Annual Conference and Honors took place…

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    Book Discussion on First SEALs

    Patrick O’Donnell talked about his book, First SEALs: The Untold Story of the Forging of America’s Most Elite Unit, in which he recounts the beginnings of the U.S. Navy SEALs,…

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    Medal of Honor

    Staff Sergeant Clinton Romesha (Ret.), recipient of the Medal of Honor, the nation’s highest military award for valor, talked about his actions in the 2009 Battle of Kamdesh in…

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    Korean War Marines

    Two Korean War veterans talked about the 60th anniversary of the Korean War and their experiences as marines in Korea. This event was part of the American Veterans Center Annual…

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    Tuskegee Airmen

    Several of the original Tuskegee Airmen talked about their experience in World War II and the obstacles they faced. This event was part of the American Veterans Center Annual…

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    Serving in World War II

    The only surviving Navajo Code Talker and a fighter pilot from World War II talk about how they were drafted and their experiences in the war.

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    American Veterans Center Conference 2013

    Veterans talked about their combat experiences.

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    World War II in the Pacific

    Two World War II veterans, who both fought in the Battle of Iwo Jima, talked about their experience in the Pacific Theater. They spoke at the American Veterans Center annual conference…

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    The Greatest Generation, The Pacific

    World War Two veterans talked about their experiences fighting in the Pacific Theater. R.V. Burgin reflected on his time in the Marine Corps as described in his book, Islands of the…

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    The Montford Point Marines

    Two of the first African Americans to join the U.S. Marines, Joseph Carpenter and Eugene Groves, talked about their experience at Montford Point training camp in North Carolina, and their…

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    The Kissing Sailor

    Lawrence Verria and George Galdorisi, co-authors of the book The Kissing Sailor: The Mystery Behind the Photo That Ended World War II, talked about their search for the couple in the famous…

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    The Doolittle Raid

    World War II veterans who were directly involved in the Doolittle Raid on Tokyo, Japan shared their personal accounts. The Doolittle Raid, in April, 1942, was the first air attack by…

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    Aerial Recon During the Cuban Missile Crisis

    Panelists talked about aerial reconnaissance leading up to and during the Cuban Missile Crisis in 1962. Panelists included military veterans Wayne Whitten, author of Countdown to 13 Days…

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    The Battle of Midway

    Veterans of World War II talked about their experiences at the Battle of Midway. They stressed the importance of the American victory and how it signified a turning point in the war…

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    General Richard Myers on Military Leadership

    General Richard Myers addressed ROTC students, military cadets and Naval Academy midshipmen on military service and leadership traits. Among his remarks he shared personal stories such…

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    Medal of Honor Recipients

    Medal of Honor recipients Staff Sergeant Salvatore Giunta and General James Livingston talked about their reasons for joining the military and some of their experiences abroad. Jerry Dumont…

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    Colin Powell on the Military

    Former Secretary of State and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Colin Powell, reflected on leadership and his experience in the military. He also talked about working for both the…

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