American Veteran Virtual Panel Discussion and Highlights

American Veteran Virtual Panel Discussion and Highlights

Wed, 11/10/2021 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm

American Veteran Virtual Event on Wednesday, November 10, 2021

[Picture 8 veterans today holding portraits of themselves in military uniforms]

American Veteran and the Military Women’s Memorial invite you to a national panel discussion and highlights from the multi-platform American Veteran initiative. 


  • Phyllis Wilson, President, Military Women’s Memorial 
  • Patricia Harrison, President and CEO, Corporation for Public Broadcasting 

Wednesday, November 10th  6:00pm ET via Zoom 

>> Register here <<

Once registered, you’ll receive a unique, nontransferable link for the virtual event 


  • • Kelly Kennedy, Moderator, Project Consulting Producer, award-winning journalist and Army veteran
    • Mitchelene BigMan, President and Founder, Native American Women Warriors, and Army veteran
    • Shain Brenden, Comedian, writer, actor; Navy veteran; and host of "American Veteran: Keep it Close"
    • Shoshana Johnson, Author of I’m Still Standing, Army veteran and ex-POW
    • Edie Meeks, RN and Army Nurse Corps veteran, Vietnam
    • Judith Vecchione, Co-Executive Producer of "American Veteran"

About American Veteran 

American Veteran is a story told through personal remembrances,  drawing civilian viewers into an unfamiliar culture. From hosts to  interviewees, everyone is a veteran. In war and in peace, what veterans  have done in our nation’s name and how they have been treated is an  essential part of the American story.  

The American Veteran: Keep it Close digital series drops bi-weekly  through Jan. 11th on PBS’ Voices YouTube channel. American Veteran:  Unforgettable Stories podcast drops weekly through Dec. 14. Four-part  PBS broadcast airs and streams weekly starting Tuesday, Oct. 26 at  9/8c. Major funding for American Veteran is provided by the Corporation  for Public Broadcasting and others. 

FUNDING PROVIDED BY: The Wexner Family Charitable Fund, Battelle, Corporation for Public Broadcasting, JP Morgan Chase & Co, Analog Devices, GBH, PBS

The broadcast of the American Veteran series is made possible in part locally with support from: