Bobby Muller, president of the Vietnam Veterans of American Foundation and co-founder of the 1997 Nobel Prize-winning International Campaign to Ban Landmines, will discuss the draft, national security and personal responsibility, Monday, Nov. 22, at noon, in Seeley G. Mudd 123.
Muller’s lecture, “Tour of Duty,” is co-sponsored by USC College and the USC School of International Relations.
A Marine lieutenant, Muller was an infantryman in Vietnam. In April 1969, a bullet severed his spinal cord, leaving him paralyzed.
During rehabilitation Muller experienced firsthand the inadequate care afforded wounded vets. He enrolled in law school at Hofstra University and later served as legal counsel for the Eastern Paralyzed Veterans Association. He founded Vietnam Veterans of America in 1978 and the VVAF in 1980.
Today, VVAF assists civilian victims of war through physical and social rehabilitation services, landmine clearance and other public health priorities.
For more information, call (213) 740-6014.