Lecture: Redefining Global and National Security
|Date/Time:||Wednesday, 15 Feb 2017 at 8:00 pm|
|Location:||Great Hall, Memorial Union|
|Channel:||ISU Lecture Series|
|Categories:||Lectures Student activities|
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Colonel Wilkerson was director and deputy director of the U.S. Marine Corps War College at Quantico, Virginia (1993-97). His many honors include the Distinguished Service Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster, the Legion of Merit, the Distinguished Flying Cross, and the Bronze Star among other awards and decorations. At the Department of State, he earned the Secretary's Distinguished Service Award, as well as two Superior Honor Awards.
Since leaving the State Department, Wilkerson has spoken to groups all over America - World Affairs Councils, university and war college audiences, and members of local and state governments and the U.S. Congress and their staffs. He has been a television guest of Stephen Colbert, Bill Maher, Rachel Maddow and Wolf Blitzer, been published in national magazines and newspapers and has appeared in several recent documentaries, including Alex Gibney's Taxi to the Dark Side and Charles Ferguson's No End in Sight.
Colonel Wilkerson was also chairman of the U.S.-Cuba 21st Century Policy Initiative at the New America Foundation, 2006-2010.