The World Affairs Council of Orange County (WACOC) has organized a special dinner event and conversation with Chapman University Professor (Director of Chapman University’s Master’s Program in War and Society) and retired US Army Colonel Gregory A. Daddis on “Perpetual War: Lessons Learned from America’s Involvement in Vietnam,” to take place on Wednesday, January 16, 2019, 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at The Pacific Club in Newport Beach (WACOC Members: $70, Non-Members: $90; Students: $45). Register today!

Professor Daddis served in both Operation Desert Storm and Operation Iraqi Freedom and 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.