On April 9, 2008 at 8:00 p.m., the Xavier University College Republicans will present LTC John Reitzell (ret) from the U.S. Army 173rd Airborne. Reitzell served during the Ronald Reagan administration and will present his thoughts on why it is important for American troops to remain in
The presentation will be in Alter Hall’s Kelly Auditorium. It is free and open to the public and media. A free-will donation will be collected for the veterans fund called welcomebackvets.org, which raises awareness and support to help veterans of
“The Xavier University College Republicans support our troops unconditionally,” says Steve Newsome, College Republicans Co-Chair. “We know that supporting the troops also means supporting their mission. The long and the short of the matter is we can’t cut and run from the war on terror without telling 4,000 families their children died in vain and that’s something no American should accept.”
The week will also feature student information boards about socialized medicine, second amendment rights, and fair tax legislation.