CENTRE FOR LAND WARFARE STUDIES
Welcomes You for a Webinar
Lessons For Military Commanders: Afghanistan
General (Ret.) Stanley A. McChrystal, US Army
(Former Commander, International Security Assistance Force and
Commander, United States Forces – Afghanistan &
Founder McChrystal Group)
Wednesday, 15 September 2021, 1730-1900 Hrs
About the Speaker:
General (Ret) McChrystal graduated from West Point in 1976 as an infantry officer, completed Ranger Training, and later Special Forces Training.
Over the course of his career, he held leadership and staff positions in the Army Special Forces, Army Rangers, 82nd Airborne Division, the XVIII Army Airborne Corp, and the Joint Staff. He is a graduate of the US Naval War College, and he completed fellowships at Harvard’s John F. Kennedy School of Government in 1997 and at the Council on Foreign Relations in 2000. From 2003 to 2008, McChrystal commanded JSOC – responsible for leading the nation’s deployed military counterterrorism efforts around the globe. His leadership of JSOC is credited with the 2003 capture of Saddam Hussein and the 2006 location and killing of Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, the leader of al-Qaeda in Iraq. In June 2009, McChrystal received his fourth star and assumed command of all international forces in Afghanistan.
He is a senior fellow at Yale University’s Jackson Institute for Global Affairs, where he teaches a course on leadership. Additionally, he is the author of the bestselling leadership books, My Share of the Task: A Memoir, Team of Teams: New Rules of Engagement for a Complex World, and Leaders: Myth and Reality.
WEBINAR: LINK FOR ATTENDEES:
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