Jun 20, 2022

Leadership, loss and lessons from the War on Terror Lunch & Learn is Thursday

Posted Jun 20, 2022 4:37 PM

ABILENE - The public is invited to attend the June Lunch & Learn scheduled for Thursday, June 23 at noon central time either in person or online. The program will be held in the library building auditorium and will begin promptly at noon. Guests are encouraged to arrive by 11:45 a.m. A light box-lunch will be served on a first come, first served basis.

Continuing with our theme of “The Making of a Leader,” guest speaker MAJ Evan T. Perperis will speak with us about Leadership, Loss and Lessons From the War on Terror. Perperis is an active duty Army Special Forces Major currently assigned to 1st Infantry Division as the Community Engagements Officer and Big Red One Year of the Family Physical Strength lead. 

Over the last 18 years, he’s spent 44 months of time in combat zones including the cities of Baghdad, Mahmudiya and Samarra in Iraq. During his free time he is a professional Obstacle Course Racing (OCR) athlete. His military and OCR accomplishments are chronicled in his book "Ultra-OCR Man: From Special Forces Soldier to Record Setting Obstacle Course Racing Athlete" and the upcoming documentary Ultra-OCR Man scheduled for release in Summer 2022.  

  1. Library building auditorium
  2. Arrive by 11:45 a.m.
  3. Box lunch provided on a first come, first served basis
  4. Park in the south parking lot nearest the library building
  1. Register in advance and join us via Zoom.
  2. Please connect at least 10 minutes before noon.

The 2022 Lunch & Learn series is made possible courtesy of the Eisenhower Foundation with generous support from the Jeffcoat Memorial Foundation.