Marine Gen. James N. Mattis will serve as guest speaker at the Columbia Basin Badger Club forum June 8 at Pasco Red Lion.
The Richland native serves as commander of U.S. Central Command in Tampa, Fla., one of 10 combatant commands in the military.
Mattis graduated from Central Washington State University in 1972 and also is a graduate of the Amphibious Warfare School, Marine Corps Command and Staff College, and the National War College.
Cost to attend the forum is $20 for Badger Club members, $22 for non-members. Deadline for reservations or cancellations is noon June 4.
Reservations can be made at tricitiescrimestoppers.org https://cbbc.clubexpress.com or by calling 736-1979. The club is a non-partisan community forum for civic discourse.