Breakfast Discussion w/VADM William Houston
November 8, 2022 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am EST
November 8, 2022 @ 8:30 am – 9:30 am EST
Please join BENS President & CEO, retired Army General Joe Votel for an important conversation over breakfast with Vice Admiral William Houston, Commander, Submarine Forces, Commander, Submarine Force Atlantic, Commander, Task Force 114, Commander, Allied Submarine Command.
Vice Adm. Houston is a native of Buffalo, New York and a graduate of the University of Notre Dame with a degree in Electrical Engineering. He was commissioned via the Navy Reserve Officer Training Corps (NROTC) program. He also holds a Master’s of Business Administration from the College of William and Mary’s Mason School of Business.
His sea tours include division officer assignments on USS Phoenix (SSN 702), engineer officer onboard USS Hampton (SSN 767), and executive officer onboard USS Tennessee (SSBN 734)(B). He commanded USS Hampton (SSN 767) in San Diego, California and was commodore of Submarine Squadron 20 in Kings Bay, Georgia. His full bio is available here.
MEMBERS ONLY – Trip to HSI
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Discussion on Information Warfare
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Coffee Discussion with BENS DC Member Sam Meek, CEO & Co-Founder, Sandboxx and Tim Barrett, Assistant DNI, Strategic Communications
Please join fellow DC Member Sam Meek, CEO & Co-Founder, Sandboxx for a coffee/breakfast discussion Thursday, February 23 with Assistant DNI, Strategic Communications, Timothy Barrett. In this discussion, we will focus on strategic communication and information challenges for the intelligence community. Timothy Barrett transitioned from uniformed to career, civilian intelligence service in 2009, moving from the Navy to the National Counterterrorism Center. He served in a wide variety of positions, including as a Presidential Daily Briefer, before enjoying a year…