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POW Veterans in WWI
November 15, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The exhibition’s Closing Reception will be held on Thursday, November 15 from 4 to 7 pm at the Dineen Hull Gallery in Jersey City. In partnership with The New York Military Affairs Symposium, Captain Devon Collins, a professor at West Point, will give a lecture on “POW Veterans in WWI.” Collins was born in Westfield, Massachusetts and graduated from the United States Military Academy in 2008. She has served in multiple logistics positions in the 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team and 82nd Airborne Division. In 2017 she earned a master’s degree in Military History from Ohio State University. Collins currently serves as an Instructor in the Department of History at West Point and is working on completion of her dissertation, Prisoners of War: Conceptions, Organizations and Lessons Learned in the British Government, 1914-1922. Lecture will begin at 4:30 pm. Lite refreshments will be served.