Peña speaks on 40th anniversary of withdrawal from Vietnam

In observance of Veterans Day, Félix Alfonso ?Poncho? Peña, a Vietnam veteran and writer, will speak about the 40th anniversary of the withdrawal of U.S. personnel from Vietnam on Tuesday, November 3, 2015, at 7 p.m. in the Perkins Student Center Auditorium, Penn State Berks. This event is free and open to the public.

Peña is a former Copy Editor and writer for The Reading Eagle and a Vietnam veteran (Jan. '70?April '71, 173rd Airborne Brigade and N/75th Airborne Ranger). He has been a guest speaker for the college?s Literature and Culture course in the past and his engaging and insightful talks have been popular with audiences.

For more information about this event, contact Dr. Thomas Lynn, Associate Professor of English and Program Coordinator of Letters, Arts, and Sciences, at 610-396-6298 or via e-mail at [email protected].