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Anas Maazouzi, Navy Lieutenant
Lieutenant, Navy

Navy Lieutenant Anas Maazouzi is a Supply Corps officer in the business school’s specialized Petroleum Management (MBA-PM) program.

John Clune, Lieutenant Colonel, Air Force
Lieutenant Colonel, Air Force

U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. John Clune is a history student at KU, where he is on a 3-year fast track to get a PhD. specializing in U.S.-African relations.

Youngjun Kim, Captain, Republic of Korean Army
Captain, Republic of Korean Army

Youngjun Kim is an active duty army officer of the Republic of Korean Army and a Permanent Military Professor of International Politics at the Korean National Defense University.

Maj. Matt Schlosser
Maj., USA

U.S. Army Maj. Matt Schlosser is a Foreign Area Officer newly enrolled in KU's 1-year regionally focused M.A. program designed specifically for FAOs.

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Basetrack (multimedia event)

Basetrack draws on the power of soldiers’ stories to examine the experience of those who served in Afghanistan during America’s longest war. This multimedia theatrical production uses live music, journalism and technology to spark a conversation about war. 

Wednesday, October 15, 7:30 p.m. at the Lied Center

http://www.lied.ku.edu/events/basetrack.shtml
http://vimeo.com/79064638

Combat Veterans Courts: Leave no Veteran Behind (Seminar)

Examines the national and local responses to the plight of veterans within the criminal justice system. Lecturer: Melissa Fitzgerald, Senior Director Justice for Vets & widely-recognized actress on “West Wing”

Tuesday, Oct. 21 | 7:00 p.m. Woodruff Auditorium
Free to public - reception following program. For more information click here.

War Termination:  Vietnam, Iraq & Afghanistan (Seminar)

Join four leading historians as they compare and contrast conflict resolution in Vietnam War and the Post-9/11 wars of Iraq and Afghanistan.

LtGen Paul Van Riper, USMC (Ret), Dr. Ted Wilson, Dr. James Wilbanks, and Dr. Jack Kem

Wednesday, October 22 | 2014 Dole Institute of Politics
Free to public - reception following program. For more information click here

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Foreign Area Officer Program (FAO)



The University of Kansas has been educating U.S. Foreign Area Officers for more than 50 years. The interdisciplinary MA program in Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies at KU is one of the longest established in the nation, having trained more than 60 Foreign Area Officers since 1990. Learn more...

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