SPIRe is pleased to launch it’s fall seminar series by welcoming General John Abizaid, the former commander of United States Central Command, and the current Chair of the Combating Terrorism Center at West Point to deliver a presentation on “American Strategic Choices” Wednesday 18th September from 17:00-18:00 in the UCD Global Lounge. The event is free and open to all.
John P. Abizaid retired from the United States Army in May, 2007, after thirty-four years of active service. At the time of his retirement he was the longest-serving commander of United States Central Command, with responsibility for an area spanning 27 countries in the Middle East, Southwest Asia, and the Horn of Africa.
General Abizaid serves as the Distinguished Chair of the Combating Terrorism Center at West Point and through his consulting company, JPA Partners LLC, General Abizaid advises small businesses through Fortune 500 companies nationally and internationally, and serves as a Board Member for both USAA and RPM, Inc.