CAA Members Rebuild "Monuments Men" Mission

Updated: Feb 22, 2020


The New York Times interviews Civil Affairs Association members Corine Wegener and Colonel Scott DeJesse regarding their effort to establish a new U.S. Army Reserve unit focused on cultural heritage preservation. Retired Major Wegener and Colonel DeJesse presented at the recent Civil Affairs Symposium in Tampa. Their work will lead to a unit of reservists under the auspices of the U.S. Army Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations (Airborne).

Corine Wegener and Col. Scott DeJesse will work with a new reserve unit of art experts advising the Pentagon on preserving cultural treasures in war zones. Photo Credit to Zack Wittman for The New York Times


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