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Scarlet Speakers in Philadelphia: "The Mess In Washington"

with Colonel Jack Jacobs RC'66, GSNB '72

Please join Peter March, Executive Dean, Rutgers School of Arts and Sciences.

Jack Jacobs webRutgers University graduate, Colonel Jacobs entered the U.S. Army in 1966 as a Second Lieutenant through ROTC. In Vietnam twice, he earned three Bronze Stars, two Silver Stars, and the Medal of Honor, the nation’s highest combat decoration. In addition to a distinguished career in investment banking, Jacobs holds the Melcher Chair of Humanities and Public Affairs at the US Military Academy. As an on-air analyst for NBC News, he was part of the team that received the 2011 Murrow Award for the Nightly News segment “Iraq: The Long Way Out.” He is the author of the Colby Award-winning memoir, If Not Now, When? (Penguin 2008) and Basic (St. Martin’s Press 2012).



Event hosted by:

James F. Dougherty RC`74 GSNB`75, Chair, Board of Trustees
Robert E. Mortensen, ED`63, Member, Board of Trustees

Tuesday, November 19, 2019
6:30pm: Welcome, food and drinks
7:00pm: Remarks and Q&A
7:30pm: Network with your fellow alumni
8:00pm: Wrap up

The Union League of Philadelphia
140 South Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102

RSVP by November 8, 2019
Registration now closed
Space is limited 

The Union League of Philadelphia has a dress code that all attendees must abide by. Please see below.

FOR MEN: Business Casual permitted. Jacket and tie are strongly preferred.
Not Permitted: turtlenecks shirts, collared shirts open more than one button, un-tucked shirts, jeans, t-shirts, athletic
attire, sneakers, and flip- flops.

FOR WOMEN: Business Casual permitted. Business suits, tailored pant or skirt ensembles and dresses.
Not Permitted: spandex, open midriffs, halter tops, shorts, leggings, extremely short hemlines (not more than 3” above
the knee), jeans, t-shirts, athletic attire, sneakers, and flip- flops.