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Bringing a soldier home

The story of the repatriation of the remains of Boston College alumnus Jack Farrell, Jr., 66 years after he died in Europe while fighting in World War II, is told in a new book co-authored by veteran journalist Joseph M. … Continue reading

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Invasion: Diaries and Memories of the War in Iraq

A powerful multimedia exhibition that combines photographs, diary entries and a journalistic account of the War in Iraq is on display at the Boston College Law Library throughout the month of November. Based on the diary of Boston College Law … Continue reading

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The BC-Tom Clancy connection

The late author Tom Clancy often referenced Boston College in his best-selling military thrillers. His fictional hero Jack Ryan, who debuted in The Hunt for Red October, was a graduate of Boston College. Clancy, himself a product of Jesuit education, … Continue reading

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The Commander

The Carroll School of Management’s Winston Center for Leadership and Ethics will host a talk and book signing by Major Russell Lewis MC, former British Army Infantry Officer and author of Company Commander.  The event, to be held March 18 … Continue reading

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Humanitarian hero

Eric Greitens, author of The Heart and The Fist: The Education of a Humanitarian, The Making of a  Navy SEAL, will give a the Chambers Lecture and conduct a book signing on Oct. 20 at 7 p.m. in the Murray … Continue reading

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Soldier-poet

Brian Turner is a soldier-poet whose debut book of poems, Here, Bullet, won the Beatrice Hawley Award, the Pen Center USA “Best in the West” award, the Poets Prize, and was a New York Times Editors’ Choice selection. He will … Continue reading

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Event rescheduled

Notice: Tonight’s appearance by author Mikey Weinstein has been rescheduled to Tuesday, Feb. 15 at 7:00 p.m. in Devlin Hall, room 101.

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Military religious freedom

Mikey Weinstein, founding president of the Military Religious Freedom Foundation and author of With God on Our Side: One Man’s War Against an Evangelical Coup in America’s Military, will speak at BC on Feb. 9 at 7 p.m. in Devlin … Continue reading

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