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Honors lecture to feature Gulf War veteran

by Darin Allred | Mar 29, 2013 <p> </p>

GAINESVILLE - North Central Texas College's Honors program will host a special lecture during Medal of Honor week in Gainesville.

Lt. Col. Kent D. Johnson (USAF Ret) will present, "The Original U.S. Gulf War: The Impact of The Vietnam War, Politics and Modern Technology on Achieving Stunning Battlefield Successes."

The lecture is scheduled for 11 a.m., on Thursday, April 11 in Room 2015 of the First State Bank Center for the Performing Arts.

Johnson is a former A-10 and F-15E fighter pilot, Gulf War I forward air controller and political-military adviser to the Secretary of the Air Force.

For more information on the lecture or on the Honors program at NCTC, contact Jill Swarner at 940-668-7731 Ext. 4301.