Vietnam veteran speaking at University of Louisville

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) – A Vietnam veteran is speaking next month at the University of Louisville about the war.

Retired Army Lt. Gen. Josiah Bunting III will speak Nov. 5 on “Forty Years Later: America at the End of the Vietnam War.”

The Vietnam War Commemoration Committee at U of L organized the event, which is part of the McConnell Center’s lecture series on “America at the End of War.”

Bunting, a Rhodes scholar, is an alumnus of and the 1995-2003 superintendent of Virginia Military Institute. While there, he oversaw enrollment of the school’s first female cadets.

U of L is a partner in the federal program to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War.

Bunting will speak at 6 p.m. EDT in Chao Auditorium of Ekstrom Library. The discussion is free and open to the public.


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