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Pikes Peak Regional History Lecture Series: Operation Egress Recap

Presented by Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum at Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum, Colorado Springs CO

May 12 2018
Pikes Peak Regional History Lecture Series: Operation Egress Recap presented by Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum at Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum, Colorado Springs CO

This poignant and emotional presentation examines the themes of pride, returning home, recovery, family life, and life changing experiences of the Vietnam era.

Lt Col Denny Weddle, USAF Captain and Deputy Commander of the American Forces Thailand Network, shares his experiece as a member of the team that worked to bring home American POWs from Vietnam in 1973. He will explore the planning, execution, and eventual success of Operation Egress. This poignant and emotional presentation examines the themes of pride, returning home, recovery, family life, and life changing experiences of the Vietnam era.

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There is a $5 suggested donation. Free for Museum Members.

Reservations required by phone or online.

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Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum

215 S. Tejon Street, Colorado Springs, CO 80903

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