Iraq War Veteran Paul Rieckhoff '98 To Speak at Amherst College April 20

April 14, 2004
Director of Media Relations
413/542-8417

AMHERST, Mass.- Paul Rieckhoff, a lieutenant in the National Guard who has just returned from a year in war-torn Baghdad, will talk about "Coming Home: An Amherst Alum's Military Service in Iraq" on Tuesday, April 20, at 7 p.m. in the Babbott Room in the Octagon at Amherst College.

Rieckhoff, who appeared in February on CBS TV's 60 Minutes, will discuss his experience in Iraq and his attitude toward the war there. Rieckhoff graduated in 1998 from Amherst College, where he was president of the student government.

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