TOPEKA- “View From the Ground: Afghanistan” is the topic of a forum at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 6, in Henderson Learning Resources Center on the Washburn University campus. The public is welcome and there is no charge. Panelists will be: Sean Kalic, U.S. Army Command and Staff College, Ft. Leavenworth; Maj. Daniel Pate, Maj. Neil Chaffee and Maj. Seth Knazovich, all of the U.S. Army; and Maj. Dave Abboud of Canadian Forces. They will present their perspectives on the conflict in Afghanistan and their service there. A question and answer time will follow. Washburn’s chapter of Phi Alpha Theta, history honor society, is sponsoring the event. For more information, call Tom Prasch, 785-670-1892.