Veterans Day http://iowapublicradio.org en Former Guantanamo Bay Chaplain Wraps Up Iowa Tour http://iowapublicradio.org/post/former-guantanamo-bay-chaplain-wraps-iowa-tour <p>James Yee spent nearly a year as a military chaplain at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. He was appalled by the conditions he saw there, including what he describes as humiliating interrogation methods which he says often targeted prisoners' religion.</p><p>On his way home in 2003, Yee was detained by the U.S. military and accused of spying. He was held in solitary confinement for 76 days before ultimately being released, cleared of all charges, and honorably discharged.</p> Mon, 11 Nov 2013 12:02:30 +0000 Durrie Bouscaren 31915 at http://iowapublicradio.org Former Guantanamo Bay Chaplain Wraps Up Iowa Tour Notable Iowa Veterans and Michael Merzenich http://iowapublicradio.org/post/notable-iowa-veterans-and-michael-merzenich <p>William Schaefer, professor emeritus of photography talks about his exhibit showcasing some of Iowa’s notable veterans, which is currently on display at the Gold Star Military Museum at Camp Dodge in Iowa. Then, Captain Dan Grinstead of the Iowa Army National Guard is one of the veterans featured in the exhibit and he shares his story of his decision to enlist later in his life.</p><p>Doctor Michael Merzenich, a professor emeritus at the University of California at San Francisco, talks about the human brain how it works and how it can recover from injury.</p><p></p> Mon, 12 Nov 2012 19:08:06 +0000 Ben Kieffer 10631 at http://iowapublicradio.org Notable Iowa Veterans and Michael Merzenich