MEMBERS ONLY: Virtual Conversation with Lieutenant General Christopher T. Donahue, The Last American Soldier To Leave Afghanistan
October 17, 2022 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
October 17, 2022 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm EDT
The last soldier to leave Afghanistan and among the first in Poland amid the Ukraine crisis, now serves as the Commander of the Army’s XVIII Airborne Corps. Lt. Gen. Donahue, leads more than 90,000 troops in four divisions, including the 82nd Airborne, and numerous brigades. The corps is the Army’s strategic response force that “rapidly deploys ready Army forces anywhere in the world by air, land or sea, entering forcibly, if necessary, to shape, deter, fight and win.” At Fort Bragg alone, the Army has called on its soldiers to deploy four times, no-notice, in the last three years, most recently to bolster allies and partners amid the fighting in Ukraine.
Participation is by invitation only to BENS members.
Please contact Jennifer Giglio for information.
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…