Discussion w/General Poppas
November 9 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST
November 9 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm America/Chicago
Join us for a timely discussion with General Andrew P. Poppas, Commanding General, U.S. Army Forces Command (FORSCOM). GEN Poppas will discuss how the Army is preparing for the next fight and building warfighter readiness in a changing world. As FORSCOM commander, Poppas leads a vast organization comprised of 740,000 Soldiers and 13,000 civilians and is responsible for training and preparing a combat-ready, globally responsive total force to ensure the readiness of combatant commands for any future conflicts.
Gen. Andrew Poppas became the 24th commander of the U.S. Army Forces Command, Fort Bragg, now Fort Liberty, North Carolina, in July 2022. Previously, he served more than three years as a senior leader on the Joint Staff, first as director for operations, then as director of the Joint Staff. Before that, he commanded the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault).
The lunch will take place from 12:00pm-2:00pm at The Pritzker Military Museum & Library, 104 S. Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60603. Please register below to confirm your participation. Given the exclusive nature of this opportunity, participation is by invitation only to select BENS members.
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