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A Hard Look At The CIA From Former Assistant Deputy Director of National Intelligence

The Hidden Hand, A Brief History of the CIA, and will be the basis of this controversial look at the past, present, and future of the CIA. The lecture will begin at 7:15 PM on April 16, 2014, in USAHEC’s Visitor and Education Center.


Special Lecture at USAHEC: The Dog Tag, A Silent Statement of Commitment

At noon on Saturday, April 5, 2014, the U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center (USAHEC) in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, is proud to present a special lecture by Mrs. Ginger Cucolo based on her recently published book, Dog Tags: The History, Personal Stories, Cultural Impact, and Future of Military Identification.


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Lesson Plans

The following lesson plans and materials are for use with the Defending the Long Road to Freedom CD-ROM.

defendingroad An interactive CD-ROM focusing on the African American community’s experience within the American military. The centerpiece of the story is the fifty-year Army career of Brigadier General Benjamin O. Davis, Sr., the first African American promoted to General Officer rank in the United States Armed Forces.  

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  Receive a free copy of the Defending the Long Road to Freedom CD with the lesson plans and supplemental materials.  All you pay is $5.00 shipping and handling.  Click HERE for order form.

Lesson 1: The World Turned Upside Down
Lesson 2: Property
Lesson 3: Earning the Right to Die
Lesson 4: Buffalo Soldiering
Lesson 5: I Never Saw Braver Men

Supplemental Materials:

KWLH Chart
Document Analysis Sheet
Ticket Out the Door