CORVALLIS, Ore. – Retired Marine Corps Lt. Gen. Lori Reynolds, whose career culminated with a leadership role tackling the new warfare areas of space and cyberspace, will deliver a virtual presentation sponsored by Oregon State University at 4 p.m. Oct. 28.

The talk, “Cyber Trends: Social Media, Information and Security of the Nation,” followed by a question-and-answer session is free and open to the public, but registration is required. To register visit:

Reynolds retired as a lieutenant general after a 35-year career in the United States Marine Corps. At the end of her career, she served as the deputy commandant for information, leading the team focused on the growing importance of securing information and data. Also during that time, she initiated the creation of a new Marine component for U.S. Space Command, the branch of the Department of Defense responsible for military operations in outer space.

During her career, Reynolds commanded Marines at every rank and served in Iraq and Afghanistan. As a general officer, she commanded the Marine Corps recruit depot at Parris Island, South Carolina, where she was responsible for recruiting and training 20,000 new Marines per year

Reynolds served as the senior woman in the Marine Corps for eight years and is an expert in team building, leading diverse teams, managing complexity, risk and talent management and organizational change management. She has spoken often on the need for diversity, equity and inclusion in the Marine Corps.

The OSU Office of Information Security is sponsoring her visit.

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