The Purpose of the Spartan Army: Diplomacy and Military Force in Today’s World
General Stanley McChrystal
Wednesday, February 28, 2018
NOTE: McCosh Hall Room 10, 6:00 pm NOTE
Stanley McChrystal is a former Commander of United States Forces Afghanistan and the International Security Assistance Forces Afghanistan. A retired four-star general, his 34 years in the US Army include stints commanding the Joint Special Operations Command (the nation’s premier military counter-terrorism force) and the 75th Ranger Regiment. He is credited with creating a revolution in warfare that fuses intelligence and operations.
After retiring from the military in 2010, General McChrystal co-founded the McChrystal Group LLC and heads the Aspen Institute Franklin Project to encourage and promote national service. He is a Senior Fellow at Yale’s Jackson Institute for Global Affairs, where he teaches a course on leadership. He is a graduate of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point and the Naval War College.
This event, free and open to the public, is sponsored by the Walter E. Edge Lecture Series. No ticket or reservation is required.