Date With History: “Fight Like a Girl”

Event Details

Thu, Mar 7, 2019
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Cantigny Park Visitors Center

1S151 Winfield Road
Wheaton, IL 60189
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Doors open 6:30 pm
Cantigny Park Visitors Center
Free Parking and Admission

For more information call: 630 260 8130
Food and refreshments available for purchase

The Marine Corps continues to be the only service where men and women train separately in boot camp or basic training. Author Kelly Kennedy will discuss her book, “Fight Like a Girl” about the equality of performance and opportunity for female Marines.

Kelly Kennedy is the author of They Fought for Each Other: The Triumph and Tragedy of the Hardest Hit Unit in Iraq. An army veteran with combat experience, she formerly worked for the Army Times and USA Today covering veterans’ issues and health policy.

A cash bar will be available along with a small selection of food. Coffee is complimentary.

This event is part of the First Division Museum’s popular series, A Date with History. The monthly programs feature an evening of lively discussion with authors, panelists, historians, and special speakers.