Sangin Breakout: A Marine Battalion in Afghanistan, Colonel Jason Morris, United States Marine Corps
Jason L. Morris is a U.S. Marine Colonel who was commissioned in May 1992 after graduating with distinction from the U.S. Naval Academy. From September 2010 until April 2011, he led Third Battalion, Fifth Marine Regiment in their pre-deployment preparation for and combat deployment to Sangin District, Helmand Province, Afghanistan. During their deployment, the battalion suffered the highest casualty rate of any American unit deployed to Afghanistan. He is currently assigned to the J3 Operations Directorate of the U.S. Northern Command. In addition to holding a B.S. in Engineering from the U.S. Naval Academy, he holds a Masters in Military Studies from the USMC Command and Staff College, a Masters in Operational Studies from the USMC School of Advanced Warfighting, and a Masters of Arts in National Security and Strategy Studies from the U.S. Naval War College.
7:00 PM, Thursday, 17 April 2014
Carnegie Reading Room
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Colorado Springs, CO
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