American Veteran-Local Voices
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American Veteran Preview
American Veteran is a four-part documentary series tracing the veteran experience across the arc of American history and exploring the present-day divide between civilian and veteran communities. From the citizen-soldiers returning from the Revolution to today’s warrior class, it is a deeply moving story, illuminating the veteran experience and drawing civilian viewers into an unfamiliar culture.
- Julie Driver
Corporate and Community Engagement
- James Konopitski
James Konopitski grew up in Rancho Cordova, California, and served in the United States Air Force at Joint Base Andrews from 2007-2011, serving under the operational support squadron for all flight operations. He also had one tour in Qatar, in 2010. James graduated in 2015 with a Bachelors in Anthropology from CSU Sacramento. During his time at CSU Sacramento he kept his focus on Military and Veterans situations in both education and language. Professionally, he has supported the American River College Veterans Services Center from 2012-2015 as a VA Work Study student and a part-time employee. James has also led the development and initial growth of the Shasta College Student Success Center in support of all students. James also helped develop and design the recently built Shasta College Veterans Support and Success Center. James is now serving student Veterans as the Student Services Coordinator for Shasta College Veterans Services.
- Mike Dahl
- Andrew Tuggle
- Celestina Traver
- Daniel Torres
- Eddie McAllister
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