When Katrina Gehman began her four-month practicum experience at the U.S. Army Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute (PKSOI), she quickly learned that some terms have different meanings in different contexts.
The context she’d been immersed in as a graduate student in the conflict transformation progr ...More
John Jacobs Jr., the only chaplain in his U.S. Army battalion, stood on a blood-soaked plywood board as he conducted a worship service for soldiers at a tiny combat outpost in the mountains of Afghanistan. Many wounded soldiers had been brought to this spot for transport back to a base hospital.
This lonely outpost was one of numerous stops for Jacobs ...More
What would representatives from organizations like the Army War College, Friends Committee on National Legislation, Norfolk’s Joint Forces Command, Catholic Relief Services and the U.S. Defense Department be doing at EMU?
For the first time in its 90-year history, EMU invited military, government and non-governmental leaders to meet and talk on campus, in concert with participant ...More
A thousand grave markers on the lawn in front of the EMU Campus Center bear silent testimony to the loss of human life in the Iraq conflict. Photo by Jim Bishop
Under th ...More