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West Point Graduate Turned Peace Activist Appearing at Pilgrim Place

CLAREMEONT, CA–Paul Chappell, a 2002 graduate of West Point and a veteran of the Iraq war where he served as a captain, will speak at Pilgrim Place on September 12 at 7:00 PM.

His presentation, “Peace is Possible: This is How to Do It,” is the title of his third book, which will be published in February 2012. The event will be held at Decker Hall at Pilgrim Place, 665 Avery Road, Claremont, CA 91711.

Chappell’s presentation includes clear and compelling insights based on his military experience and extensive research into human nature and the myths that perpetuate war.  It will be followed by a dialogue with several individuals who are veterans of current U.S. wars, and will then extend to the wider audience.

There is no charge at attend the event. For more information, contact Pilgrim Place at 909-399-5511, or the Peace Vigil Committee at 909-399-3451.

Other groups helping to put on this event include The Napier Initiative, the Claremont Graduate School, Progressive Christians Uniting (Pomona Valley Chapter), and the Korea Project for Process Studies at the Claremont School of Theology.

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