March 26th. The VAP having been invited on base by the Single Marine Program to present a portable raku presentation. Topics covered were historical precedents about raku firing, process discussion, temperature reached, availability, programs available for active duty at AWC, economic benefits of working in the Arts and fun. All participants agreed this a great activity.
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Announcing the Torch 1975 Patriotic Art Contest benefiting Military Veterans and Wounded Warriors.TorchPatrioticArtContest2014
An Evening with Paul Farmer–Physician, Activist, and Humanitarian to Haiti and Beyond
Known as “the man who would cure the world,” Farmer works to provide first world health care for third world peoples and is one of the founders of the worldwide organization Partners in Health. This evening will provide the rare opportunity to hear from the man himself, followed by an interview with Dean Nelson, founder of PLNU’s Writer’s Symposium by the Sea.
Author of “To Repair the World” and “Pathologies of Power Health, Human Rights, and the New War on the Poor,” Farmer was also the subject of Tracy Kidder’s ”Mountains Beyond Mountains: The Quest of Dr. Paul Farmer, a Man Who Would Cure the World.
Learn more about the important work Partners in Health does o the international stage here.