Legacy Lecture

“An Army on Alert”: Enlisted Soldiers Join the Cold War Army in Occupied Germany, 1945-1955

July 21, 20225:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Pogue Auditorium, George C. Marshall Foundation

Ashley Vance is a PhD Candidate at Texas A&M University and is currently completing her dissertation, “Cold War Soldiering: The U.S. Army in Germany, 1945-1958.” Her research focuses on the U.S. Army’s peacetime transformation from a combat mission during World War II to the armed peacetime occupation of the early Cold War. She also serves as the Department of History’s Career Diversity Fellow, where she advocates for graduate professional development and career opportunities beyond academia.

The event is free to supporters of the George C. Marshall Foundation at the $75 level or above. All others pay $15 at the door.

Please join us for a reception following the lecture.

For information about the event and to reserve seats, please contact [email protected] or call 540.463.7103 x 138.