Friends’ Richard Koontz Memorial Lecture Series: “The Mexican Border War”
The U.S. invades Mexico as a training exercise for service in France.
April 06 – Friends’ Richard Koontz Memorial Lecture Series: “The Mexican Border War” – Major General John Stevens (U.S. ARMY Ret.) discusses President Wilson’s 1916 decision to send Brigadier General John Pershing and the Punitive Expedition into Mexico in pursuit of revolutionary Francisco “Pancho” Villa who raided the border town of Columbus, New Mexico killing 18 Americans and setting fire to several buildings. 7:30 p.m. Donation RequestedVisit Event Website for More Info