Loading Events

Luncheon w/Dr. Montgomery McFate

August 23, 2023 @ 11:30 am 1:30 pm America/Atlanta

join us for what promises to be a great discussion with Dr. Montgomery McFate on Wednesday, August 23rd from 11:30 am – 1:30 at the Buckhead Club (3344 Peachtree Rd. NE, #2600, Atlanta, GA 30326. Dr. McFate has worked in various positions with the Us Government, DoD, and other government and non-profit organizations over the years. As an anthropologist, she brings a unique view to the table, which helped her work with the US Army to develop the Army’s Human Terrain System (HTS) and see it through implementation. Dr. McFate will speak to us about her work with the HTS as well as about her forthcoming book, Dr. Seuss & National Security (Rowman Littlefield, 2023). This is yet another great event that you don’t want to miss out on! Spaces are limited, and all RSVPs will be treated on a first-come, first-served basis.

Dr. Montgomery ‘Mitzy’ McFate is a professor at the US Naval War College in Newport, Rhode Island. Formerly, she was the Senior Social Scientist for the US Army’s Human Terrain System, which she helped develop from a ‘good idea’ to a $150 million-dollar-a-year Army program.  She has held positions at RAND and the Institute for Defense Analyses, and the US Navy’s Office of Naval Research, where she was awarded a Distinguished Public Service Award by the Secretary of the Navy. See her full bio HERE.

$35 Per Person
3344 Peachtree Rd NE
Atlanta, Georgia 30326 United States
+ Google Map

Cost: $35






The Buckhead Club
3344 Peachtree Rd NE
Atlanta, Georgia 30326 United States
+ Google Map

More Events

MEMBERS ONLY: Luncheon w/General Ray

Please join us for a great opportunity for Southeast members to meet with and hear directly from BENS President and CEO, General Timothy Ray. This luncheon will be held at the Buckhead Club (3344 Peachtree Rd NE, #2600, Atlanta, GA 30326) on Tuesday, April 23rd from 11:30am – 1:30pm. Gen Ray will provide an update on BENS as well as discuss his plan for 2024. General Tim Ray, USAF (Ret.) is a highly decorated, retired United States Air Force Four-Star…

Discussion on the Law of Armed Conflict

The law of armed conflict is the branch of international law that establishes what may and may not be done in war or what is known more broadly as armed conflict. These laws function to balance the necessity of employing combat power to defeat an enemy with the humanitarian goal of minimizing the human suffering of civilians as well as combatants who are no longer taking part in hostilities, such as prisoners of war.  This law is both customary and treaty-based, to…

Luncheon w/Director Kelly McKeague

Please join BENS SE for a luncheon conversation with Kelly McKeague, Director of the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency, on Friday, April 26th. We will discuss keeping our nation’s promise to Gold Star Families to bring their loved ones home. We will also discuss the technological advances that are better-enabling mission success and the agency’s diplomacy efforts across 45 nations. The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency’s mission is to recover American military personnel listed as prisoners of war or missing in action…

REFUNDS: Event Registration Fees are fully refundable up to 3 business days before the event. After that time, they are non-refundable as BENS has already incurred the expense of registration. Contact your Regional Director, the event coordinator, or email BENS@bens.org to withdraw from an event and begin the refund process. For additional information on refunds and payment policies, please visit our payment information page.