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Contact: Naseem Qader

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2102 Business Center Drive, Irvine, CA 92612



IRVINE, California- The World Affairs Council of Orange County (WACOC) has organized a special dinner event and conversation with Chapman University Professor and retired US Army Colonel Gregory A. Daddis on “Perpetual Wars: Lessons Learned from the 50thAnniversary of Nixon’s War in Vietnam,” to take place on Wednesday, January 16, 2019, 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM at The Pacific Club in Newport Beach.

Gregory Daddis is an associate professor of history and Directorof Chapman University1s Master’s Program in War and Society. Daddis joined Chapman after serving as the Chief of the American History Division in the Department of History at the United States Military Academy at West Point.

A retired US Army colonel, Daddis served in both Operation Desert Storm and Operation Iraqi Freedom. Daddis specializes in the history of the Vietnam War and the Cold War era. He has authored four books, including Withdrawal: Reassessing America¹s Final Years Vietnam  (2017), Westmoreland’s War: Reassessing American Strategy in Vietnam (2014), and No Sure Victory: Measuring U.S. Army Effectiveness and Progress in the Vietnam War (2011). He has also published several op-ed pieces commenting on current military affairs, to include writings in the New York Times, the Washington Post, the Los Angeles Times, and National Interest magazine.

EVENT: WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 16TH, 2019 – The Pacific Club, 4110 MacArthur Blvd. Newport Beach – 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM

The World Affairs Council of Orange County (WACOC), a member of the World Affairs Councils of America (WACA) based in Washington DC, is a nonprofit and nonpartisan organization whose primary goal is to educate and inform its members and community citizens on important and critical issues concerning world affairs. WACOC’s speakers include experienced diplomats and ambassadors, heads of state, foreign ministers, high-level government officials, prominent journalists and writers, and top military and intelligence officials.

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