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BENS member and Medal of Honor recipient Florent “Flo” Groberg

BENS member and Medal of Honor recipient Florent “Flo” Groberg, USA (Ret.), shares his reflections on the 11th Anniversary of his “Alive Day” – the day he survived a suicide…

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BENS COO, Tom Cosentino

Tom Cosentino was recognized with The Louis DeFillipo American Hero Award for his distinguished service to the nation at the UNICO National 100th Annual Convention.

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BENS CEO, General Votel

Invited by Board Member Kristi Rogers, General Votel keynoted a discussion hosted by the Women’s Foreign Policy Group with members of the Afghan Female Tactical Platoon (FTP) who trained and…

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BENS Member, Dr. Kathleen Kiernan

BENS member Dr. Kathleen Kiernan has been unanimously appointed to the Board of Directors of the International Biometrics + Identity Association (IBIA). IBIA is a the leading voice for the biometrics and…

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BENS Member, Jon Olson

On this week’s episode of National Security This Week, host Commander Jon Olson, US Navy (Ret.), spoke with General Joseph Votel, President and CEO of BENS, about a range of national…

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BENS Member, Mark Testoni

BENS Member Mark Testoni, former CEO of SAP National Security Services, has been appointed executive chairman at Arlington, Virginia-based professional services company cBEYONData.


BENS Southeast

This week, BENS Southeast members visited the Joint Special Operations University where they discussed mutual interests in the SOF Enterprise. The discussions and explorations focused on topics such as Emergent Tech for…

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BENS member, General Tim Ray

On September 1st Retired U.S. Air Force General Tim Ray will succeed General Joe Votel, USA (Ret.) as President and Chief Executive Officer of Business Executives for National Security. “Please join me in welcoming…

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BENS member, Sherif Wahby

BENS member, Sherif Wahby, Co-Founder of Bellator Recruiting Academy hosted General Joe Votel at the ELKO Speedway. Bellator is a Non-Profit whose mission is to transform the lives of veterans…

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BENS Member David McDonald

BENS Member David McDonald set sail aboard the US Coast Guard Cutter Eagle for thirteen days between Oslo and Helsinki. A highlight of the voyage was the Eagle’s arrival to…