AWAC Presents: Alaskans on the Ground – Experiences in Iraq


Five Alaskan servicemen who have served in Iraq share their experiences from overseas and reveal what they call, “the other side of the story.” Major Marc Hoffmeister, Sergeant Kerry James, Captain Thomas Angstadt, Sergeant Jody Heffele and Major Joseph Lawendowski discuss the challenges they faced overseas, their relationship with Iraqi civilians and private security forces and their opinions on and US media coverage of the Iraq war.

RECORDED: Dec 14, 2007 at the Hilton Anchorage

AIRED ON KSKA: Dec 21, 2007 at 8:00 p.m.


Alaska World Affairs Council Presents is a public service partnership of the Alaska World Affairs Council and KSKA Public Radio. You can attend a variety of live AWAC speaking events in Anchorage. Check out the list of upcoming speakers and topics on the AWAC Events Calendar.


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