Long-time HK resident and AmCham leader Frank Lavin will present from and discuss his just-published WWII history book, Home Front to Battlefront, based on his father, Carl Lavin 's combat service in Europe.
Carl Lavin was a high school senior when Pearl Harbor was attacked. The Ohio, native enlisted when he turned eighteen, a decision that would take him with the US Army from training across the United States and Britain to combat with the 84th Infantry Division in the Battle of the Bulge.
Frank Lavin served as a White House aide, Ambassador to Singapore, Undersecretary of Commerce, and a member of the Board of AmCham Hong Kong. He is currently the CEO of Export Now, a company that operates e-commerce stores in China for U.S. brands.
Home Front to Battlefront – An Ohio Teenager in World War II will be available at a discounted price at the event.
First 15-20 minutes is for networking
Light breakfast included