Books for Veterans Program

Program

Veterans Program

Book groups and related programs for Veterans.

Contact

Lizz Sinclair
Program Director
(207) 773-5051

Details

Veterans Public Programs

Programs on the Military Experience for the General Public

Our Veterans-related public programs provide an opportunity to open dialogue between the civilian public and Veterans about the experience of military service. These programs, which have been organized and designed alongside Veterans and Veterans organizations, aim to illuminate and explore service from multiple perspectives. There are currently no public programs scheduled.

If you would like more information about any of our Veterans groups, please email Leah Kuehn or call her at (207) 773-5051.

Past Programs

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Kara Haupt as Specialist Sylvia Gonzalez in “The Lonely Soldier.” Photo courtesy of the Holocaust and Human Rights Center.

Last Days in Vietnam

Free screenings of this Oscar-nominated documentary were offered in April 2015 in Ellsworth, Orono, Houlton, and Lewiston, in partnership with MPBN. The screenings were followed by panel discussions with Veterans and Veteran advocates.

The Lonely Soldier: Women at War in Iraq

A documentary play by award-winning journalist and playwright Helen Benedict, featuring seven women, ranging in age from 19 to 47, who vividly tell the real life stories of military women who served in Iraq.

Building Resilience in Community | The Fifth Annual Maine Military & Community Network Conference

Get a taste of what Veteran Book Groups are like in this session offered by the MHC.


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