North is a decorated combat Marine, founder and chairman of Guardian Technologies International Inc., an inventor who holds three U.S. patents and a former candidate for the U.S. Senate. He is also the author of the two best sellers Under Fire and One More Mission.
As a member of the National Security Council Staff under President Ronald Reagan, Colonel North was involved in the planning of a number of special operations, including the U.S. raid on Muammar Quadaffi's bases in Libya and the rescue of medical students from the island of Grenada. He reached national prominence after his implication in the Iran-Contra affairs that enveloped the Reagan Administration. Currently, North is the host of the Oliver North Show and is the chief executive officer of his body-armor manufacturing company in Virginia.
A question and answer period and booksigning will follow the lecture.