08. February 2018 - 18:00 till 22:00
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TMM Lecture Series featuring Colonel Ian Hope | The Military Museums | Thursday, 08. February 2018

Colonel Ian Hope will be speaking on the importance of the Regimental System for instilling proper fighting spirit, in sustaining combat motivation during battle, and in mitigating the effects of post-combat stress injury.

He has 37 years of military service, involving 18 years in leadership roles with airborne and mechanized infantry battalions. Col Hope’s operational experiences include the first Gulf War, multiple tours in the Balkans, Africa, and Afghanistan, and domestic operations.

He is a recipient of the Meritorious Service Cross, and the Meritorious Service Medal. He has a Bachelor of History (Honours) from Acadia University, a Masters of Military Arts and Science, a Masters of Strategic Studies, and a Ph.D. in History from Queen’s University. Col Hope’s published works include A Scientific Way of War (2015), Dancing with the Dushman (2008), and Unity of Command in Afghanistan: A Forsaken Principle of War (2007).

Reception: 6pm
Lecture: 7pm
Admission: by donation (recommended $10)

RSVP at rsvp@themilitarymuseums.ca

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