Tag Archives: 9/11

Student anti-war protest at Bethel in late February 2003

The War on Terror: My Experience

Over the summer Fletcher invited Bethel alumni, faculty, and staff to share their memories of the War on Terror by completing a questionnaire. I want to join him in thanking those of you who have taken the time to write us. But I also want to step out of my usual role in this project and add […]

War on Terror: We Need You!

Please make use of the social media buttons below to share this post as widely as possible. Clicking here will allow you to share this post via email. At the beginning of the month, I put out a call for participation from alumni, faculty, and staff who were at Bethel during the War on Terror. Today, I’d […]

Can You Help? A Community Invitation

If you’re coming here via the Bethel News channel, I’d like to encourage you to read about how you can contribute to this project by filling out a survey.  Until now, I’ve spent most of my time researching on the Vietnam War. As we move into July, I’ll be focusing increasingly on the War on Terror. […]

A young U.S. Marine waits on the beaches of Da Nang, Vietnam.

Introductions: Vietnam and the War on Terror

When Chris and I started divvying up research tasks, my inclination was to focus on Vietnam and the War on Terror. This much is surprising – despite my being reasonably cognizant for 9/11 and the subsequent military actions those events sparked, I know less about the War on Terror than any of the conflicts we’re […]