Vietnam War Commemoration Lecture Series The CORDS Program in Vietnam

  • Presented by Dr. Jim Willbanks
  • December 7, 2017
  • Presentation at 6:00 p.m.
  • Reception at 5:30 p.m.
  • Stove Factory Ballroom, 417 S. 2nd Street, Leavenworth, KS

Dr, James H. Willbanks, General of the Army George C. Marshall Chair of Military History at the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, will discuss the Civil Operations and Revolutionary Development Support (CORDS) program. CORDS was a unique hybrid civil-military structure that pulled together all the various U.S. military and civilian agencies involved in the pacification effort, including the State Department, USAID, USIA and the CIA.