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Military Attaché to speak at Marshall Museum

November 26, 2012

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Marshall Museum-Pogue Auditorium-VMI Post

Contact: Peter Jetton

On Nov. 26, Brigadier General Dirk Backen will deliver the keynote for Washington and Lee’s 2012 German Law in Context Program, discussing the role of the military in contemporary Germany.

The keynote and discussion will take place at 5:00 p.m. in the Pogue Auditorium in the Marshall Museum on the campus of the Virginia Military Institute. The event is open to the public.

General Dirk Backen is currently the Military Attaché to the German Embassy in Washington, D.C. In that post he oversees relations between the U.S. Department of Defense and the German Ministry of Defense. The Germany Army, Navy and Air Force are represented on his staff.

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