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General Lynch to address UT Arlington Retirees at luncheon

Lieutenant General Rick Lynch, U.S. Army (Retired), Executive Director of the University of Texas at Arlington Research Institute (UTARI), will be the featured speaker at the UT Arlington Retirees Club Luncheon on Wednesday, October 9, 2013. The event recognizes the contributions and legacy of retired UT Arlington employees.


Following a 35-year military career, Lt. General Lynch is now at the helm of UTARI, which focuses on the pursuit of advanced technology to help humanity in the areas of robotics, biomedical technologies, and advanced manufacturing. Prior to his retirement from the Army, Lt. General Lynch was responsible for managing all US Army installations with an annual budget of $12 billion and a workforce of more than 120,000. His recently released book, Adapt or Die: Leadership Principles from an American General, provides insight in adaptive leadership skills under difficult circumstances.


The UT Arlington Retirees Club Luncheon and Program will be held from noon – 1:30 p.m. in the Bluebonnet Ballroom at the E.H. Hereford University Center, located at 300 W. First Street in Arlington. More than 200 people are expected to attend the event.




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