Paul Chappell, author of Will War Ever End?: A Soldier's Vision of Peace for the 21st Century,will speak at 7 p.m. Sept. 16 in Sydnor Performance Hall, Schewel Hall. A book signing will follow.
A 2002 West Point graduate who served in the Army for seven years, Chappell was deployed to Baghdad in 2006 and left active duty in November 2009 as a captain. He also wrote The End of War: How Waging Peace Can Save Humanity, our Planet, and our Future.
Check out a preview of Chappell's visit in The News & Advance.
Chappell was recently honored by being chosen to have his portrait done for a traveling exhibit called "Americans Who Tell the Truth."
He lives in Santa Barbara, Calif., and serves as the Peace Leadership director for the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation. Chappell speaks extensively about how war makes the U.S. less secure.
His talk, Waging Peace -- A Soldier's Perspective, is sponsored by The Peace Practice, Lynchburg College, and the Clifton L. Snidow Lecture.
Learn more about Chappell in a recent interview in The Sun magazine.