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Event Recap – February 12, 2024

BENS SE hosted its second annual Winter Dinner, with Salvatore Ferragamo Jr. who is the CEO of Il Borro, a Tuscan winery, hotel, and restaurant group. He is also the…

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Event Recap – January 29, 2024

On January 17th, BENS Southeast commenced their regional events with a breakfast meeting that included a special guest, General Philip Breedlove. General Breedlove, former Supreme Allied Commander Europe and Commander of US…

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Event Recap – January 8, 2024

Gen Ray and a BENS delegation traveled to Stuttgart, Germany, for meetings with USAFRICOM leadership, and then to Benin and Cote d’Ivoire in Africa. They met with sr. government, military, and…

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Event Recap – December 11, 2023

BENS Chicago hosted a roundtable discussion with Lt. Gen. Richard G. Moore, Deputy Chief of Staff for Plans and Programs, U.S. Air Force, on October 17th. Lt. Gen. Moore discussed…

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Event Recap – November 20, 2023

General David Petraeus, in collaboration with BENS Southeast, ATLVets, The Atlanta Press Club, The Buckhead Club, and the Atlanta History Center, was hosted on Monday, November 13. The events included a…

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Event Recaps – November 13, 2023

In their third executive leadership meeting, the Chicago NextGen BENS cohort convened to deliberate on the challenge of maintaining security in an ever-evolving world. General Tim Ray, USAF (Ret.), President and…

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Event Recaps – October 30, 2023

BENS CEO General Tim Ray, USAF (Ret.), convened with Boston members to meet with the U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command team at the Soldier Center in Natick. The conversation centered…

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Event Recaps – October 23, 2023

MG Tom Carden and the Georgia National Guard had the honor of hosting the BENS Southeast members at the Joint Force Headquarters, October 18, 2023. This event allowed participants to…

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Event Recaps – October 15, 2023

BENS NY recently welcomed Vice Adm. Kevin E. Lunday, US Coast Guard Atlantic Area Commander, for a discussion on the Coast Guard’s strategic priorities and how they play out daily in…

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Event Recaps – October 08, 2023

The BENS Southeast members recently came together for their Fall Dining Out event. These gatherings provide a valuable opportunity for members to network and engage in discussions about crucial topics…