Events

BENS hosts a wide variety of in-person and virtual events. Most events are only open to members.

US Military Strength and Readiness with Dakota Wood

BENS National Office 1030 15th St NW, Suite 200 East, Washington

BENS DC hosts Mr. Dakota Wood, editor of The Heritage Foundation's Index of U.S. Military Strength, for a discussion of the military's current state and its ability to perform its mission in today's complex security environment.

Disrupting the Intelligence Community, a Conversation with Retired CIA Officer Duyane Norman

The Union League Club 38 East 37th Street, New York, New York

BENS NY hosts a luncheon conversation on the need for disruption in the Intelligence Community with retired CIA officer Duyane Norman at the Union League Club on Tuesday, July 26th. We will discuss the changing landscape of human intelligence gathering and the disruptive changes necessary to keep up with ever-evolving technology. Duyane Norman is a…

$75.00

Dinner and Discussion with Gen David Petraeus

Antica Posta Restaurant 519 E. Paces Ferry Rd NE, Atlanta, Georgia

Join us for dinner and to watch a virtual discussion between Gen. David Petraeus and Dr. Mike Vickers, presented by the OSS Society’s “Oh So Social” Conversation Series, followed by a discussion among ourselves. You do not want to miss the discussion between these two legendary leaders, both of which have spoken to BENS separately…

Free

Luncheon Discussion on U.S. Military Strength with Dakota Wood

Crescent Club of Dallas 200 Crescent Ct # 17, Dallas, TX

Please join BENS TX in Dallas for a conversation on U.S. Military Strength with Dakota Wood, Senior Research Fellow, Defense Programs, Center for National Defense, Davis Institute for National Security and Foreign Policy. Mr. Wood is the originator and editor of The Heritage Foundation’s Index of U.S. Military Strength. He will discuss the U.S. military’s…

$60.00

Luncheon Discussion on U.S. Military Strength with Dakota Wood

University of Texas Club 2108 Robert Dedman Drive, Austin, Texas

Please join us for an Austin luncheon discussion on U.S. Military Strength with Dakota Wood, Senior Research Fellow, Defense Programs, Center for National Defense, Davis Institute for National Security and Foreign Policy.

$50.00

A Conversation with The Honorable William J. Walker, Sergeant at Arms of the House of Representatives

BENS National Office 1030 15th St NW, Suite 200 East, Washington

Join BENS DC for an in-person conversation with The Honorable William J. Walker, Sergeant at Arms of the House of Representatives. Walker was sworn in as Sergeant at Arms of the House of Representatives on April 26, 2021. He is the thirty-eighth person to hold this post since the House of Representatives first met in…

Debrief: Davos 2022 World Economic Forum w/Don Harkleroad

The Buckhead Club 3344 Peachtree Rd NE, Atlanta, Georgia

BENS SE Member Don Harkleroad will once again provide us with a debrief from this years Davos World Economic Forum which took place 22-26 May 2022. This debrief will occur Thursday, August 18, 2022 from 11:30 am – 2:00 pm at the Buckhead Club (3344 Peachtree Rd NE, Suite 2600, Atlanta, GA 30326). In an…

$35

Houston Luncheon with General John Raymond, USSF

Houstonian Hotel, Club and Spa 111 North Post Oak Ln, Houston, Texas

BENS Texas hosts General John W. "Jay" Raymond, Chief of Space Operations, United States Space Force, for luncheon discussion on the Space Force.