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 NHS Los Angeles Cordially Invites You to Join Us
for a Presentation and Dinner with:
David Kilcullen, PhD  
Counterinsurgency Expert

J oin us on Tuesday, October 10th for a presentation and BBQ dinner with David Kilcullen, PhD,  one of the world's leading theorists and tacticians of guerrilla warfare. He is Senior Fellow in the Future of War Program at New America, a Washington D.C.-based think-tank and was previously founder and CEO of Caerus Global Solutions, a research and design firm, and of First Mile Geo, a tech platform that provides cloud-based tools for geospatial data.

Before joining private industry, Dr. Kilcullen served 25 years as an army officer, diplomat and policy advisor for the Australian and United States governments. After serving in command and operational missions (including peacekeeping, counterinsurgency and foreign internal defense) in the Middle East, Southeast Asia and Europe, he retired as a Lieutenant Colonel of Infantry, then served with the Office of National Assessments (Australia's strategic intelligence agency) covering Southeast Asian terrorism. He served in Iraq as a member of the Joint Strategic Assessment Team, and as Senior Counterinsurgency Advisor, Multinational Force-Iraq in 2007, before becoming Special Advisor for Counterinsurgency to Sec. of State Condoleezza Rice in 2008. He was the U.S. State Department's representative on the 2008 Lute Review of Afghanistan-Pakistan Strategy, lead author for the U.S. Government Counterinsurgency Handbook, and founded the ISAF Counterinsurgency Advisory Assistance Team in 2009 in Afghanistan, where he served as advisor to the commander of ISAF and as a member the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Afghanistan country program.

WHEN:    Tuesday, October 10, 2017 
           11461 Sunset Boulevard @ the 405
                  Los Angeles, CA 90049
                  Valet Parking provided
TIME:        4:00-5:00 pm - Arrive/Check-In/Reception
                   5:00-6:00 pm - Speaker DAVID KILCULLEN, PhD
                   6:00-8:00 pm - BBQ Dinner
RSVP:      RSVP to Twila Bravo by Monday, Oct. 9 Noon
                  at   twilabravo@yahoo.com or call 559-250-6835 and
                  specify that you are from NHS


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