Sutherland to discuss valor, challenges of veterans

Sutherland to discuss valor, challenges of veterans

Col. David Sutherland
Col. David Sutherland

Col. David W. Sutherland, co-founder and chairman of the Easterseals Dixon Center for Military and Veterans Services, will present "The Inspiration of Courage: The Perspective of Reality" at 7:30 p.m. March 29 in the Nebraska Union Auditorium, 1400 R St.

The event, sponsored by the University Program Council and University of Nebraska Student Veteran Organization, is free for University of Nebraska-Lincoln students with a valid NCard and open to the public.

Sutherland served more than 29 years in the U.S. Army, with his final tour as the special assistant to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff focusing on warrior and family support. He continues to advocate for service members, veterans, military families and families of the fallen.

Sutherland's presentation will feature a discussion on the valor he has seen on the battlefield and the challenges many veterans and their families face as they transition out of the military into the community.

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