General David H. Berger, Commandant, United States Marine Corps
March 23, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm EDT
March 23, 2021 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm EDT
A conversation with General David H. Berger, Commandant, United States Marine Corps about the future of the Marine Corps in a period of renewed great-power competition.
In March 2020, General Berger released the “Force Design 2030” report, detailing why the Marine Corps needs to change and the comprehensive reforms it is undertaking to its force structure, equipment, and doctrine in order to compete and win in the rapidly evolving strategic security environment ushered in by the return of Great Power Competition.
Lunch Discussion on the AUKUS Agreement – San Antonio
Join us for a luncheon discussion on the AUKUS Agreement with former US Naval Attache to Australia, Captain Matthew Ort, USN (Ret.). AUKUS is an acronym for the trilateral security pact between Australia, the United Kingdom, and the United States, announced on 15 September 2021 for the Indo-Pacific region. Under the pact, the US and the UK will assist Australia in acquiring nuclear-powered submarines. The pact also includes cooperation on advanced cyber mechanisms, artificial intelligence and autonomy, quantum technologies, undersea capabilities, hypersonic and counter-hypersonic, electronic warfare, innovation, and information sharing. The pact will focus on military…
Lunch with General David Petraeus
Luncheon discussion on the evolution of warfare with GEN David Petraeus USA (Ret.)
SE Holiday Social
Please join us for a festive evening with friends, fellowship, great food, and an open bar. Please bring your significant other and a prospective member. Space is limited, so please RSVP as soon as possible to reserve your spot! We are pleased to offer this event at no cost thanks to the generosity of a few BENS Members.