Lincoln-Broadwell to honor local veterans November 8th
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[November 02, 2019]
faculty and staff of West Lincoln - Broadwell school will be
honoring our veterans on Friday, November 8th, at 9:00 a.m. in the
All are invited to attend, especially our local
veterans, as well as student parents and family members.
The Color Guard will be from American Legion Post 263
and will be accompanied by Eric Natto with Bagpipes.
The guest speaker this year is Lincoln resident Colonel James P.
Allen, a Faculty Instructor for the U.S. Army War College. The
Colonel has an extensive resume covering his 28 years of active and
In addition, the students will be performing songs and poems
dedicated to America and recognizing our veteran's service.
Following the program, the veterans are invited to sample the treats
and coffee in the library hosted by the school.
Faculty Instructor, U.S. Army War College -
Research Civil Engineer, U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development
Colonel James (Jim) P. Allen is a Research Civil Engineer and
Program Manager with the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development
Center in Champaign, Illinois; a Faculty Instructor for the U.S.
Army War College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania; and a PhD student in the
Department of Urban and Regional Planning at the University of
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In his current position he serves as an instructor at the senior
service college for the Army, applies professional engineering and strategic
planning expertise along with extensive military and transportation experience
to provide innovative solutions for autonomous vehicle deployments on
installations and resilience plans. Jim has held numerous positions over 28
years of Army active duty and reserve component service including military
commands at the company and field grade officer levels.