The Jackson Institute will host a lecture by author and Yale graduate Karl Marlantes on Wednesday, Oct. 14, at 4 pm in Horchow Hall, 55 Hillhouse Avenue. Marlantes is a former Rhodes Scholar who served as a Marine in Vietnam, where he was awarded the Navy Cross, the Bronze Star, two Navy Commendation medals for valor, two Purple Hearts, and ten Air Medals. He is the author of “What It Is Like To Go To War” and “Matterhorn: A Novel of the Vietnam War.”

Marlantes will discuss his work and experiences in conversation with Emma Sky, a Senior Fellow at the Jackson Institute for Global Affairs and the author of “The Unraveling: High Hopes and Missed Opportunities in Iraq.”