Foundry Series: The US Military and Rebuilding After War


  • July 18, 2019 | 6:00 pm

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

Free. Registration encouraged.