Grassroots America â€“ We the People will meet at 11:30 a.m. Friday at Lakeview Church of the Nazarene, 10818 University Blvd. in Tyler.
Frank Gaffney, founder and president of the Center for Security Policy in Washington, D.C., will analyze and discuss foreign and defense policy matters.
Gaffney was appointed Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Policy by President Ronald Reagan in 1987. He is an author, radio host and contributes to security policy debates on a variety of national and international television networks.
The event is free and open to the public.
Lunches will be available for purchase or attendees may bring their own.