Foundry Series: The US Military and Rebuilding after War

Foundry Series: The US Military and Rebuilding after War

Location: 

Historic Tredegar

Co-sponsors and Partners: 

Virginia War Memorial

After four years of war, the US Army spent the next eleven years enacting a complex plan to rebuild the country, which included policing international borders, intervening on humanitarian issues, and continuing military campaigns. How do the successes and failures of the Reconstruction-era national fighting force compare to modern-day military interventions around the globe? 

With:  Cecily Zander, Ph.D. candidate, Pennsylvania State University

Panelist:  Dr. Clay Mountcastle, Director of the Virginia War Memorial

Cost: 

Free. Registration encouraged.

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