Daytona Beach Campus


President’s Speaker Series Presents Author Ted Spain on Oct. 2

Daytona Beach, FL., September 30, 2013

Retired Army Colonel Ted Spain Speaks

U.S. Army (Ret.) Col. Ted Spain

WHAT: Retired U.S. Army Col. Ted Spain will discuss his new book, Breaking Iraq: The Ten Mistakes that Broke Iraq, which is based on his experiences as commander of the 18th Military Police Brigade during the ground war in Iraq and the first year of Operation Iraqi Freedom. The talk will last about 90 minutes and a book signing will follow.  

The remaining events in the fall 2013 President’s Speaker Series at Embry-Riddle’s Daytona Beach Campus feature speakers on topics ranging from illegal immigration and Florida agriculture to the lighter side of life, with a presentation celebrating the achievements of ordinary Americans.

Click here for more information on the President’s Speaker Series and upcoming presentations

Recently scheduled for Oct. 21 at 7 p.m. is a talk with Washington Times’ Senior Editor Emily Miller, about her new book Emily Gets Her Gun.

Sponsored by Embry-Riddle President Dr. John P. Johnson, the speaker series seeks to engage the student body, the campus community and area residents in current political issues, trigger productive debate and produce a more educated electorate.

All events will be moderated by Marc Bernier, special assistant to Dr. Johnson, with most of the events broadcast live on 1150AM WNDB and streamed live at

This event is free and open to the public.

WHERE: Willie Miller Instructional Center, Gale Lemerand Auditorium, Daytona Beach Campus, 600 S. Clyde Morris Blvd., Daytona Beach, FL. Click here for a map of the campus.

WHEN: Wednesday, Oct. 2, 7 p.m.

The media is invited to photograph/videotape the presentation.

CONTACT: James Roddey, Communications and Media Relations Manager, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach, FL; (386) 226-6198;

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