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The US Military and Rebuilding after War

After four years of war, the US Army spent the next eleven years enacting a complex plan to rebuild the country, which included policing international borders, intervening on humanitarian issues, and continuing military campaigns. How do the successes and failures of the Reconstruction-era national fighting force compare to modern-day military interventions around the globe?

With: Cecily Zander, Ph.D. candidate, Pennsylvania State University

Panelist: Dr. Clay Mountcastle, Director of the Virginia War Memorial

The US Military and Rebuilding after War