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Goldstein Program in Public Affairs

Date: 7:00pm EDT November 13, 2013 EST

“A Woman in a Man’s World: 10 Months in Paktiya, Afghanistan with US Army Special Forces.”

Wednesday, November 13 at 7pm in the Hynson Lounge

Jackie Munn recently completed five years of honorable military service as an Army Captain. Her military experience includes: a year-long deployment to Iraq as a Supply Chain Logistician, two years as an Executive officer and Assistant Operations officer for the Warrior Transition Brigade at the Walter Reed Army Medial Center in Washington, DC, a 16 month assignment serving as a Cultural Support Team Leader for 3rd Special Forces Group at Fort Bragg, NC; including a 10 month deployment with Special Forces at a remote outpost in eastern Afghanistan, and a brief internship with the Israeli Defense Force. Her awards include two Bronze Star medals, the Parachutist badge, and a Combat Action Badge for being engaged by enemy forces in Pakitya, Afghanistan. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Sociology from the United States Military Academy at West Point and is currently pursuing a Masters of Science degree in Nursing from Vanderbilt University.  Jackie, the daughter of a career Army officer, is currently living in Fayetteville, North Carolina with her husband Erik, an Army Captain and her adorable cat Kevin.