Discussion with General John “Jay” Raymond, USSF (Ret.)
March 7 @ 9:00 am - 10:15 am EST
March 7 @ 9:00 am – 10:15 am EST
Gen. John W. “Jay” Raymond was the 1st Chief of Space Operations of the U.S. Space Force. As Chief, he served as the senior uniformed Space Force officer responsible for the organization, training and equipping of all organic and assigned space forces serving in the United States and overseas. As a member of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the Chief of Space Operations and other service chiefs function as military advisers to the Secretary of Defense, National Security Council and the President.
Gen. Raymond was commissioned through the ROTC program at Clemson University in 1984. He commanded at squadron, group, wing, numbered air force, Major Command and Combatant Command levels. Notable staff assignments included serving in the Office of Force Transformation, Office of the Secretary of Defense; the Director of Plans, Programs and Analyses at Air Force Space Command; the Director of Plans and Policy (J5), U.S. Strategic Command; and the Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations, Headquarters U.S. Air Force.
Gen. Raymond deployed to Southwest Asia as Director of Space Forces in support of operations Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom. Prior to leading establishment of the U.S. Space Force and serving as the 1st Chief of Space Operations, Gen. Raymond led the re-establishment of U.S. Space Command as the eleventh U.S. combatant command.
MEMBERS ONLY – Trip to HSI
Located in Crystal City, VA and officially launched in 2019, the HSI Innovation Lab is the agency’s centralized hub for the development of new advanced analytics capabilities, tools and enhanced business processes for HSI. The Innovation Lab strives to create a framework to drive the development of innovative solutions for the agency by taking a “field-first” approach to issues, allowing special agents and criminal analysts in the field to drive the development of these solutions and share insights and feedback…
Discussion on Information Warfare
Please join BENS members and guests for a luncheon discussion on information warfare with Brian Murphy, former Department of Homeland Security Acting Under Secretary for the Office of Intelligence and Analysis and currently Vice President for Strategic Operations at Logically. The US Air Force Air College defines Information Warfare as any action to Deny, Exploit, Corrupt or Destroy the enemy’s information and its functions and to protect yourself against those actions and exploiting our own military information functions. Brian Murphy…
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…