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Amazon

The United States Marine Corps has a unique culture that ensures comradery, exacting standards, and readiness to be the first to every fight. Yet even in a group that is known for innovation, culture can push leaders to fall back on ingrained preferences. In her new book “The Marines, Counterinsurgency, and Strategic Culture: Lessons Learned and Lost in America's Wars,” USU Associate Professor of Political Science Jeannie L. Johnson takes a sympathetic but critical look at the Marine Corps's long experience with counterinsurgency warfare.

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Today we're previewing an upcoming concert, War and the Human Heart: Songs of Battle, Loss, and Love commemorating the 100th anniversary of Armistice Day and honoring veterans. We'll speak with Jeffrey Gettleman, an attorney in the Chicago area, who is the artistic director and producer of the concert. Our other guest is Craig Jessop, Music Director of the American Festival Chorus & Orchestra. 

Salt Lake County Center for the Arts

War is not an abstraction. And the wounds of war don’t stop at the warrior. They reverberate through families and communities. The salient question remains “When does war end?” For veterans and their families and loved ones the answer is complex. “Between War & Here” is a new collaboration between journalists and musicians, exploring honor, courage, loss, and hope, with music, poetry, and memoir.