Veterans presentation held at Gillette College Monday after Veterans Day

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:                                             November 5, 2012

Contact:
Wendy Smith (307) 674-6446 ext. 2801/Email wsmith@sheridan.edu
Dennis Jacobs (307) 674-6446 ext. 2802/Email djacobs@sheridan.edu

Veterans presentation held at Gillette College Monday after Veterans Day

To recognize Veterans Day, on Monday, November 12, Gillette College will host a presentation on Citizen Soldiers and Iraq Deployments in the Presentation Hall at 4:30 p.m. The public and all veterans are invited to attend.

Col. Brian Nesvik, Commander of the 115th Fires Brigade, Wyoming Army National Guard, is the keynote speaker for the College’s Veterans Day events. Nesvik will discuss the important role the National Guard plays in defending the United States and what it is like going to war.

Nesvik commanded the 2nd Battalion, 300th Field Artillery Forward in Iraq from February 2004 to April 2005. He also lead the 2nd 300th Field Artillery from Kuwait April 2009 to March 2010. Nesvik also acts as the president of the Cowboy Canonneer Chapter of the U.S. Field Artillery Association, the Wyoming National Guard Association and the U.S. Field Artillery Association.

For more information regarding the presentation please contact Veterans Services Director Brett Burtis at (307)674-6446 ext. 2720.

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