The General Ray Davis Korean War Medal of Honor Legacy Symposium

Event Details
  • Date/Time:
    • Thursday September 29, 2022
      11:00 am - 1:15 pm
  • Location: The Georgia Institute of Technology Midtown Ballroom Exhibition Hall
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Contact

Seymour Goodman

seymour.goodman@gatech.edu

Summaries

Summary Sentence: This symposium honors minority Medal of Honor recipients who fought in the Korean War.

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The Korean War was the first U.S. war after the armed forces were officially integrated. The Medal of Honor has a mixed history with people from minority groups. The program will feature speakers recognizing General Davis and Korean War Medal of Honor recipients from the following five groups: African-Americans, Asian-Americans, Hispanic-Americans, Jewish-Americans, and Native-Americans.

There is no fee to attend, but registration is required by Sept. 22. Please RSVP to Mayumi Cole: mayumi.cole@arotc.gatech.edu

Parking is available at the Student Center Deck or the Student Center ADA Parking Lothttps://pts.gatech.edu/subsite1/Pages/Parking-Maps.aspx

Lunch will be provided.

Speakers:

Kaye Husbands Fealing, Dean and Ivan Allen Jr. Chair, Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts

Major General Larry Taylor, USMCR (ret.), IM 1962

John Morrow, Franklin Professor of History Emeritus, UGA

Squadron Commander Anisha Singh, AFROTC, AE 2023

Captain Irene Liscano, JAG, USAF, INTA 2006, M.S. INTA 2008

Regents’ Professor Seymour Goodman, Ivan Allen College and College of Computing

Jamil Zainaldin, President Emeritus, Georgia Humanities Council

Sponsors:

The Leslie Callahan Fund; The General Ray Davis Fund; Bill Gibson IM 1962; The Army, Navy, and Air Force ROTC Units; The Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Council; The Center for Strategy, Technology and Policy of the Sam Nunn School of International Affairs

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Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts, Sam Nunn School of International Affairs

Invited Audience
Faculty/Staff, Postdoc, Graduate students, Undergraduate students
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  • Created On: Sep 16, 2022 - 1:44pm
  • Last Updated: Sep 16, 2022 - 1:46pm