Korea Club | North Korea: The Land of Lousy Options

 
Date & Time: 
Tue, 12/12/2017 - 6:30pm - 9:00pm
Description: 

 Korea Club

Wednesday |  December 12, 2017

 

6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

 

 North Korea: The Land of Lousy Options

 

Guest Speaker:

 

Gen. Wallace "Chip" Gregson (USMC, Ret)

Senior Advisor, Avascent Global Advisors

Former Assistant Secretary of Defense for Asian and Pacific Security Affairs

 

 Woo Lae Oak Korean Restaurant

8240 Leesburg Pike

Vienna, VA 22182

 

Dear Colleague:

You are invited to attend a meeting of the Korea Club on Tuesday, December 12, 2017. The event will feature Gen. Wallace "Chip" Gregson, who will give a presentation entitled, "North Korea: The Land of Lousy Options."

From 2003 to 2005, he was Commanding General of the Marine Corps Forces Pacific and Marine Corps Forces Central Command, where he led and managed over 70,000 Marines and Sailors in the Middle East, Afghanistan, East Africa, Asia and the United States. From 2001 to 2003 he served as Commanding General of the III Marine Expeditionary Force in Japan, where he was awarded the Japanese Order of the Rising Sun, the Gold and Silver Star; the Korean Order of National Security Merit, Gukseon Medal; and the Order of Resplendent Banner from the Republic of China. 

Lieutenant General Wallace “Chip” Gregson (USMC, Ret.) is the Senior Advisor at Avascent International. He most recently served as the Assistant Secretary of Defense, Asian and Pacific Security Affairs. Previously, he served as Chief Operating Officer for the United States Olympic Committee, then as an independent consultant before entering Government in 2009. In Japan he was Director of Asia-Pacific Policy in the Office of the Secretary of Defense from 1998 to 2000.


Please note: THIS EVENT IS OFF-THE-RECORD


PROGRAM DETAILS

The reception will begin at 6:30 pm, followed by dinner at 7:00 pm, and the speaker’s presentation and Q & A session. The program will conclude at 9:00 pm. The cost of the dinner is $25.00, payable at the door by either check or cash.

RSVP is required for this program. Seating is limited. To register for this program or for further questions, please e-mail your confirmation to Sang Kim, Director of Public Affairs, at sk@keia.org.


WOO LAE OAK RESTAURANT IN TYSONS CORNER

The evening program will be held at Woo Lae Oak Korean restaurant in Tysons Corner—see address above. The program will start at 6:30 pm with a cash bar, set up inside the Korea Club conference room on the 1st floor of the restaurant. For more information on Woo Lae Oak, please take a few minutes to visit the restaurant’s website:  http://www.woolaeoak.com.


FOR DRIVERS

Woo Lae Oak is conveniently located in the heart of Tysons Corner. If you need assistance locating the restaurant, please call the restaurant (703-827-7300). Ample free parking is available in the restaurant’s multi-story parking garage.


FOR METRO RIDERS

Silver Line stop at Greensboro Metro Station. The restaurant is located just south of Greensboro Metro Station. Upon arriving at Greensboro Metro Station, please exit using the West Entrance Exit. For step-by-step directions, please use  http://wmata.com.

 

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              Jim Kelman                            Greg Scarlatoiu                  Sang Kim
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