Additional Program Sponsors: AMVETS Post 7, University of Oshkosh Department of History, University of Oshkosh Department of Journalism, University of Oshkosh

Department of English, University of Oshkosh, Department of Communication Studies, Pepsi Programming Allocation Fund, UW Oshkosh Polk Library
Credits: Ralph Beck, Allison Cleveland, Michael Cowling, Chris DeIuliis, Tim Gleason, Marguerite Helmers, Michael Hert, Michael Jasinski, Stephen Kercher, Brian Ledwell, Grace Lim, Shawn McAfee, Jennifer Monroe, Shawn Monroe, Tony Palmeri, Joshua Ranger, Tom Schultz, Larry Smerling, Jeremy Weber, Kathryn Wedge, Erin Winterrowd.

Preserve your

war story

for future generations
Memory Corps Saturday, Nov. 10, 2012 Reeve Memorial Union, Room 306 UW Oshkosh Campus 1–5 p.m.
Without proper care, email, digital photos, video and audio recordings are much more fragile than old paper and tapes. To preserve mementos of your service, steps must be taken now to ensure they are available for future generations.

Saturday, Nov. 10th, 2012 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Hosted by the Military Veterans Museum and the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh

Learn how to preserve your personal military history from museum and archival experts during Memory Corps, an informational fair being held during the Iraq War in Retrospect Symposium at UW Oshkosh.
Veterans and families of all conflicts are encouraged to visit. Symposium registration is not required to visit Memory Corps.
Sponsored by representatives from:

Symposium Schedule
8:30 – 8:45 a.m. Reeve 227, Ballroom
Ralph Beck, president, Military Veterans Museum Dr. Stephen Kercher, professor of history, UW Oshkosh

10:30 a.m. – Noon Welcome

Session 2

Noon–1:30 p.m. Reeve 227, Ballroom

Plenary Lunch

3–3:15 p.m. 3:15–4:30 p.m.

Coffee/refreshments Session 4

Session 2a – Reeve 201 The Shifting Strategies and Roles of the U.S. Military in Iraq

Moderated by Dr. Stephen Kercher, professor of history, UW Oshkosh Panelists • Captain Josh Silver, graduate student, UW-Madison, graduate of the United Military Academy at West Point, rifle platoon leader for 2-35 Infantry Battalion Quick Reaction Force in Samarra, Iraq • Colonel Joe Buche, Army Fellow, Center for a New American Security, former 101st Airborne Division Rear Command Post Chief of Staff, commander of the Division’s 3rd Battalion, 187th Infantry in Tal Afar, 3rd Brigade Deputy Commander, Division Chief, Planning and Implementation Division, Directorate of Strategic Operational Planning • Major General Donald P. Dunbar, adjutant general of Wisconsin, former commander of the 141st Operations Group and 385th Air Expeditionary Group at Incirlik Air Base • Brigadier General Daniel R. Ammerman, commander of the 353rd Civil Affairs Command in Staten Island, New York, former commander of the 432nd Civil Affairs Battalion and 304th Civil Affairs Brigade

Presentation: Dexter Filkins, Reporter at Large, The New Yorker and author of The Forever War

1:30–3 p.m.

Session 3

Session 4a – Reeve 307 Hidden Injuries: The Iraq War’s Impact on Military Spouses and Families
Moderated by Michael Hert, specialist, U.S. Army Reserves Panelists • Pam Degroot, Gold Star mother • Joel Brockman, Gold Star father • Nancy Olson, Gold Star spouse • Renee Neumeyer, Blue Star mother • Julie Hert, Blue Star spouse • Karen Aspenson, department of social work, UW Oshkosh and former executive director of Fox Valley NAMI • MarcyJo Chachakis, Family Readiness Group leader for the 432nd and 308th Civilian Affairs Battalions

8:45 – 10:15 a.m.

Session 1

Session 3a – Reeve 201 The Soldiers’ Experience of War

Session 1a – Reeve 201 Our Shared Responsibility: Supporting and Re-integrating Our Newest Veterans
Moderated by Shawn Monroe, director of the UW Oshkosh Veterans Resource Center Panelists • Kelly Aschebrook, veterans employer representative, Office of Veterans Services, WI Workforce Development • Brian Jones, outreach supervisor for the Veterans Benefit Resource Center, Wisconsin Department of Veteran Affairs • Shereen Leroy, MSW, VA OIF/OEF case manager, John H. Bradley VA Medical Clinic • Tom Voss, vice president, Dry Hootch

Moderated by Shawn Monroe, director of the UW Oshkosh Veterans Resource Center Panelists • Todd Raley, Iraq War veteran and UWO student • Michael Dierich, Iraq War veteran and UWO student • Matthew Harris, Iraq War veteran and UWO student • Andrew Neumeyer, Iraq War veteran • Dustin Hackbarth, Iraq War veteran and UWO student • Joseph Streeter, Iraq War veteran and co-author of Private Soldiers: A Year in Iraq with a National Guard Unit • Theron Gohde, Iraq war veteran and UWO student • Nick Brewer, Iraq War veteran and UWO student

Session 4b – Reeve 202 From the War Zone to the Home Front
Panelist • Meg Jones, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Moderated by Michael Cowling, professor of journalism, UW Oshkosh

Session 1b – Reeve 202 The Politics of War and America’s Grand Strategy in Iraq
Moderated by Dr. Michael Jasinski, assistant professor of political science, UW Oshkosh Panelists • Dr. Mohammed Amjad, lecturer, UW Oshkosh • Dr. Robert J. Beck, associate professor of political science, UW-Milwaukee • Dr. Lamont Colucci, associate professor of politics and government, Ripon College • Dr. Andrew Kydd, associate professor of political science, UW-Madison • Dr. Steven B. Redd, associate professor of political science, UW-Milwaukee

Session 2b – Reeve 202 The Arts of War

Moderated by Dr. Marguerite Helmers, professor of English, UW Oshkosh Panelists • David Abrams, author of Fobbit • Emmet Sandberg, assistant professor of art, UW Oshkosh

Session 3b – Reeve 202 Treating Invisible Wounds of War: Trends in Psychotherapy with Veterans

Moderated by Dr. Erin Winterrowd, assistant professor of psychology Panelists • Dr. Dean Krahn, chief of mental health service line, William S. Middleton Veterans Hospital, Madison, Wisconsin • Cari Myles, LCSW and ACBIS, clinical social worker and brain injury specialist, William S. Middleton Veterans Hospital, Madison, Wisconsin • James Lickel, staff psychologist and psychotherapy coordinator, William S. Middleton Veterans Hospital, Madison, Wisconsin

Session 2c – Reeve 221 Free Speech In Wartime

Moderated by Dr. Tony Palmeri, professor of communication studies, UW Oshkosh Panelists • Matt Bors, syndicated editorial cartoonist and co-author of War is Boring • Zach LaPorte, Iraq War veteran • David Heller, Iraq War veteran • Bob Poeschl, founder of the Winnebago County Center for Peace and Justice • Barry Weber, folk singer

The Iraq War in Retrospect symposium is dedicated to the brave men and women who served their country in Iraq and for those who lost their lives in the line of duty.

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