Patriotic Education Trips
England Trip 2013: 8th USAAF and Battle of the Atlantic 70th Anniversary Tour
Stay connected with sixteen students from College of the Ozarks as they travel with eight World War II Veterans to London, Cambridge, and Liverpool for the 70th Anniversary Commemoration of the Battle of the Atlantic. The blog, http://cofobattleoftheatlantic.blogspot.com/, will be updated throughout the trip with stories, experiences, and photos.
Follow along as seven students from College of the Ozarks accompany six WWII Veterans back to their battlefields in Guadalcanal. The students will learn firsthand from the stories of men who served our nation bravely during the Battle of Guadalcanal seventy years ago - http://cofopacific.blogspot.com.
For two weeks in September/October, 10 students from College of the Ozarks traveled to China. They were accompanied by WWII Veterans who served in China just after the close of WWII. They were also joined by Charlie Tsui, who was adopted by the Marines as a young boy in the 1940s. Follow along as the students, veterans visit sites last seen nearly 70 years ago, passing their stories of courage and sacrifice on to the next generation of Americans - http://cofochina.blogspot.com.
Holocaust Memorial Tour
For two weeks in June, 17 students from College of the Ozarks traveled to Germany, Poland, Austria, Slovakia, and the Czech Republic. They were accompanied by three Holocaust Survivors and four WWII Veterans who helped liberate concentration camps. Follow along as the students, Veterans and Survivors visit Auschwitz, Mauthausen, Dachau, and other sites last seen nearly 70 years ago, passing their stories of courage and sacrifice on to the next generation of Americans - http://patriotictravel.blogspot.com.
The Philippines Tour
For two weeks in April, 12 students from College of the Ozarks traveled to the Philippines with Veterans from WWII. Follow their daily adventures (http://patriotictravel2012.blogspot.com/) as the Veterans revisit Bataan Penisula, Corregidor, and other battlefields last seen nearly 70 years ago, passing their stories of courage and sacrifice on to the next generation of Americans.
Trip for 70th Anniversary of Pearl Harbor
A group of 10 C of O students departed this weekend for Pearl Harbor, Okinawa, and Hiroshima. They are accompanied by five wonderful WWII Ceterans, along with faculty members David Dalton and Diane Smith. You can follow their adventures at the blog http://www.pearlharbor70.blogspot.com/.