Evening with Medal of Honor Recipient Britt Slabinski
The UTA Department of History, in partnership with the National Medal of Honor Museum Foundation, invites you to join us on the evening of Wednesday, April 20, at 6:00pm, for a special program with Navy SEAL and Medal of Honor recipient, Britt Slabinski.
Master Command Chief Slabinski will share his account of the 2002 Battle of Takur Ghar, describe the burdens and obligations of being a Medal of Honor recipient, and his hopes for the new National Medal of Honor Museum. Helping to lead the Q&A panel will be Chris Cassidy, President and CEO of the National Medal of Honor Museum.
SOCM (SEAL) Britt Slabinski was awarded the Medal of Honor for his actions while leading a team under heavy enemy fire in an attempt to rescue teammate Neil Roberts during Operation Anaconda on March 3-4, 2002. At the event you will also see uniforms and gear Britt Slabinski wore and utilized during the battle and during his time in Afghanistan.
Seating is limited to 300. Register to attend.
Wednesday, April 20, 2022 at 6:00pm to 8:00pm
SEIR–Science & Engineering Innovation & Research Building, 198
655 W. Mitchell St., Arlington, Texas 76010