Veterans History Project

Rachel Vliem - 5/1/2019

Senator Enzi is teaming up with the Library of Congress to host an online training workshop for folks in Wyoming to learn more about the Veterans History Project. It will start at 4:00 p.m. MT on Tuesday, May 7. It’s free and open to anyone who may be interested in the Veterans History Project. I’ve included a news release below. There is more information on our website here. I’ve also attached an informational flyer and a link to RSVP on the Facebook event. Please feel free to pass this information along to anyone you think may be interested.

 

Let me know if you have any questions!
Rachel

 

Rachel Vliem

Press Secretary

U.S. Senator Mike Enzi (WY)

Office: 202-224-3424

Email: Rachel_Vliem@enzi.senate.gov

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***News Release***

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For Immediate Release
May 1, 2019

Contact: Rachel Vliem

202-224-3424

 

Enzi encourages Wyomingites to preserve the stories of veterans

 

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., is inviting people to collect the experiences and stories of Wyoming veterans as part of the Veterans History Project, an initiative that aims to preserve the recollections of American veterans.

 

"Our debt to our country’s veterans is never more clear to me than when I listen to firsthand accounts of their service,” Enzi said. "It’s important that we not only listen to our veterans’ stories, but preserve these memories to educate future generations and honor each veteran’s commitment to our nation. If you are a veteran or are interested in interviewing a veteran, my wife Diana and I encourage you to take part in the Veterans History Project.”

 

The Veterans History Project is an effort led by the Library of Congress to collect and preserve the firsthand accounts and memories of America’s veterans from World War I to present. Interviews and historical documents become part of the permanent collections of the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress.

 

Enzi’s office is joining the Library of Congress to host a Veterans History Project virtual training workshop on May 7 at 4:00 p.m. MST. Participants will learn more about the program and receive training on how to conduct interviews with our veterans and submit those interviews to the Library of Congress. If you are interested in attending this free online training workshop, check out my website or email Rachel Vliem in my DC office at rachel_vliem@enzi.senate.gov.

 

Click here to learn more about the Veterans History Project.

 

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