Civil Affairs Officer, Lieutenant Colonel Eric Boettcher recently returned from Mosul, Iraq with his second Bronze Star Medal. As the Chief of Operations for the Mosul Reconstruction Operations Center, Lieutenant Colonel Boettcher assisted the local Mosul government with its rebuilding efforts and provided humanitarian assistance to the Iraqi populace. He has completed five active duty tours (twice to Iraq) while supporting the Global War on Terror.
Lieutenant Colonel Boettcher's purpose in founding Patriot Presentations is to let anyone who is interested know some of the truly outstanding performance our nation's service members have executed while deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. Through his business, he coordinates reach-back ability for donated supplies to troops in the field from the organizations and companies he makes presentations to. His fourteen minute video depicts a "real world" humanitarian assistance mission in which donated supplies from local Iraqi merchants and from the States are provided to a small neighborhood populace in need. At the completion of the presentation, Lieutenant Colonel Boettcher holds a questions and answers session for the audience.
Lieutenant Colonel Boettcher speaks to audiences ranging from elementary school aged children through senior citizen supporting organizations. He uses his interpersonal communications degree to provide flexibility in his discussion to ensure his information is understood with a wide spectrum of target audiences. The truth of the successes our nation’s service members have achieved while completing the mission in Iraq is driven home with passion and positive factual real life encounters discussed while presenting the video. Please take the time to look around the website to obtain a better understanding of Lieutenant Colonel Boettcher’s combat experience as a civil affairs officer deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. The Lieutenant Colonel’s presentation will be the most intriguing and eye opening 30-60 minute encounter you will remember.