Veterans Health and Wellness Forum

Veterans Health and Wellness Forum

Millersville University will host the "Cost of Freedom Forum" on Veterans Day, November 11, 2014. The day-long event is free and open to the public. Dr. Ron Frankum, professor of history will deliver the opening keynote address: "Heart of Gold" during a luncheon hosted on behalf of the Millersville University Student Veterans Association.  Frankum is the author of six books on the Vietnam War on such subjects as the air war, Australian-US diplomacy, the role of the US Navy, and the rule of Ngo Dinh Diem.   

In the afternoon, licensed psychologist Dr. Kristine Sudol, PTSD Clinical Team Director at the Coatesville VA Medical Center will discuss the evolving role of women in the military and "Successful Reintegration Strategies for today's Servicewomen."

 The closing keynote address: "Cost of Freedom" will be presented by Brigadier General (Ret.) Jerry G. Beck, Jr. '75, who currently serves as Deputy Adjutant General for the Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs.   Join friends and former classmates for a networking reception prior to the closing keynote/discussion.   Millersville University currently enrolls approximately 150 veterans as students. For more information, contact Dr. Jeffrey Wimer, associate professor of wellness and sport sciences, by email: jwimer@millersville.edu, or phone: 717-871-5367.