Arab American Veteran Panel

November 14, 2012 - November 14, 2012
6 p.m.
Main Library
Hicks Auditorium, Conference Center Level
303 Laura St. N.
Jacksonville, Florida 32202
“Local Patriots: A Discussion with Arab American Heroes of Jacksonville” chronicles the experiences of six residents who served in the U.S. military. Joy Batteh-Freiha and Carol Mackoul will moderate the discussion.
This program complements “Patriots and Peacemakers: Arab Americans in Service to Our Country,” a traveling exhibit curated by the Arab American National Museum. The exhibit is on display now through Dec. 16 in the third floor atrium of the Main Library.
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Arab American National Museum

The Arab American National Museum (AANM) documents, preserves and presents the history, culture and contributions of Arab Americans. The AANM is a project of ACCESS, a Dearborn, Michigan-based nonprofit human services and cultural organization and a proud Affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution.

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