MEMBERS ONLY: Virtual Conversation with Lieutenant General Christopher T. Donahue, The Last American Soldier To Leave Afghanistan
October 17 @ 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.
BENS Southeast Luncheon and Discussion with Tampa FBI SAC David Walker
SAC David Walker is a lawyer turned FBI special agent. He joined the FBI in 1998 and has been posted around the globe. He has worked in embassies, various field offices but has stayed focused on counter terrorism, to include time on the esteemed FBI Hostage Rescue Team (HRT). You can find SAC Walker’s FULL BIOGRAPHY HERE. Some of the topics SAC Walker will discuss are a brief history of his experiences in the FBI, current state of affairs in…
MEMBERS ONLY: Commander’s Series Conversation with Admiral Linda L. Fagan, 27th Commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard
A luncheon discussion with Admiral Linda L. Fagan, 27th Commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard, becoming the first Female Service Chief in June. ADM Fagan will discuss her goals to transform the Coast Guard, which include deploying innovative recruiting practices, revolutionizing talent management policies, and further focus on investments in technology and critical infrastructure. Participation is by invitation only to select BENS Members. Contact Jennifer Giglio for information.
MEMBERS ONLY: Virtual Discussion with Andy Milburn, CEO, The Mozart Group: On-the-ground assessment from Ukraine
BENS presents our 2nd engagement with Andrew Milburn, Founder of The Mozart Group. Mr. Milburn will be joining us from Ukraine with an on-the-ground assessment of the crisis. Mr. Milburn joined for an event back in May. Since early June he and his team have been working in the Donbas region of Eastern Ukraine — helping the populations of towns under bombardment and in the path of the Russians. While most people have left these towns — some remain, among them…