Loading Events

Discussion w/GEN John Murray, Army Futures Command

June 30, 2021 @ 11:00 am 12:00 pm EDT

BENS hosts a Virtual Discussion with General John M. Murray, Commanding General, Army Futures Command (AFC). General Murray will provide an overview of Army Futures Command’s mission and the Army’s Modernization Strategy. Based on the efforts and progress of U.S. adversaries in modernizing their militaries and increasing their ability to threaten U.S. interests, the Army determined it needed to take a new approach to modernization and created U.S. Army Futures Command, or AFC. The creation of AFC is the largest institutional change the Army has taken in over 40 years. In just over two years AFC has already delivered significant results across all of its core mission areas and is poised through its key initiatives to enable the Army to deliver a multi-domain operation ready force to the Joint Force by 2035.

General Murray will discuss AFC’s core mission areas: assessment of the future operating environment and design of future warfighting concepts, development of requirements, development of future force design, and the acceleration of the delivery of capabilities Soldiers and the Joint Force. General Murray will also discuss the critical elements of the future warfare – speed, range, convergence, decision dominance and overmatch.

Cost: $

Organizer:
Jennifer Giglio

JGiglio@bens.org

event invitation: Gen. John Murray, Army Futures Command

More Events

Annual Southeast Holiday Social

Join us for a festive evening with friends, great food, and an open bar. Please bring your significant other and a prospective member. We are pleased to offer this event at no cost thanks to the generosity of BENS MembersMike Campbell and Steve Russell.

Army-Navy Game Watch Party

Please join BENS NY Metro for our inaugural Army-Navy Game watch party at Stout Grand Central on Saturday, December 10th. We have rented out the mezzanine level of this festive midtown location and are partnering with the New York Council Navy League for this event. Doors open at 2:30 pm ET, Kickoff is at 3:00 PM. Families and guests are welcome and encouraged. Heavy appetizers and first beverage will be covered. We’ll have ten TVs to watch the football action…

A Conversation with The Honorable William J. Walker, Sergeant at Arms of the House of Representatives

Join BENS DC for an in-person conversation with The Honorable William J. Walker, Sergeant at Arms of the House of Representatives. Walker was sworn in as Sergeant at Arms of the House of Representatives on April 26, 2021. He is the thirty-eighth person to hold this post since the House of Representatives first met in New York City in 1789. Prior to this, Major General Walker was the 23rd Commanding General of the District of Columbia Army and Air Force…