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Spring 2007 Meeting

The Friends of Preston Library hosted Dr. Richard Jadick at their Spring Program that was held Friday, April 27th, in the Turman Room of Preston Library. Dr. Jadick spoke about his book On Call in Hell: A Doctor’s Iraq War Story. Commander Jadick and his experiences were featured on the cover of Newsweek in March 2006, and he was awarded the Bronze Star with “Combat V” device for valor.

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Left to Right: Col. Samdahl, Head Librarian, Mr. George Warren, Friends Board of Governors, Dr. Jadick, Col. Tom Moncure, Head of Friends

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Dr. Jadick answers questions from Cadets

Dr. Jadick discussed his experience in Iraq and the process of getting On Call in Hell written and published.  The presentation drew a large crowd of cadets, VMI faculty and staff, and members of the community.  Dr. Jadick took time to converse with many cadets and audience members after his presentation.

On Call In Hell is available at Preston Library. oncall