As part of its Leatherneck History Series program, the Marine Corps Heritage Foundation will observe Women's History Month with a panel discussion "Women in the Marine Corps - Current Operations in Iraq and Afghanistan" on Thursday, March 15, 2012 at the National Museum of the Marine Corps that will focus on the service of women in today's Corps. Panelists include RADM Margaret Kibben, the 18th Chaplain of the United States Marine Corps and Deputy Chief of Navy Chaplains; author Sara Sheldon, who wrote "The Few. The Proud. Women Marines in Harm's Way"; Capt. Victoria Sherwood, one of the first women Marines to serve on a Female Engagement Team (FET); MSgt Julia Watson, who developed and implemented the Iraqi Women's Engagement Program (IWE) and first female to win the National Service Rifle Championships.
WHAT: MCHF Leatherneck History Series: Women in the Marine Corps - Current Operations in Iraq and Afghanistan
WHEN: March 15, 2012; Cocktails: 5:30 – 6:00 p.m.; Dinner: 6:00 - 6:45 p.m.; Film Presentation and Panel Discussion: 6:45 - 8:50 p.m.
CONTACT: Sara O'Bryan, (703) 649-2365, email@example.com
** Attendees must purchase tickets by March 12
COST: $35 per ticket
WHERE: National Museum of the Marine Corps, 18900 Jefferson Davis Highway, Triangle, Virginia 22172