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MEDIA ADVISORY: MU Bond Lecture Series to Host the Chief of the National Guard Bureau

November 7th, 2015

Story Contact: Nathan Hurst, 573-882-6217,

WHAT: The University of Missouri Truman School of Public Affairs will host the Fall 2015 Christopher S. “Kit” Bond Lecture Series on Friday, Nov. 6.

This year’s lecturer is Gen. Frank J. Grass, Chief of the National Guard Bureau and one of the U.S. Department of Defense Joint Chiefs of Staff. He will present, “National Guard, Proven in Battle, Trusted at Home.” Grass is responsible for ensuring that the more than 470,000 Army and Air National Guard personnel are accessible, capable and ready to protect the homeland and to provide combat resources to the Army and Air Force.

The Christopher S. “Kit” Bond Lecture Series provides a forum for national and international experts to explore issues of contemporary significance, including economics, politics, science and global security.

WHO: This event is free and open to the public.

WHEN: 10:00 – 11:30 a.m., Friday, Nov.  6

WHERE: Jesse Wrench Auditorium, Memorial Student Union

MU Campus

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