Speakers & Transcripts

Updated May 19, 2011

Following is an alphabetical list of speakers, along with links to transcripts and slides.

Representative Todd Akin, Chairman, Seapower and Projection Forces Subcommittee, House Armed Services Committee

Mr. Kurt Amend, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Political-Military Affairs

Gen James Amos, USMC, Commandant

Maj Gen (Sel) Juan G. Ayala, USMC, Chief of Staff, U.S. Southern Command

Gen Philip Breedlove, USAF, Vice Chief of Staff

Mr. Matthew Devost, President and CEO, FusionX

Gen Joseph Dunford, Jr., USMC, Assistant Commandant

Lt Gen George Flynn, USMC, Commander, Marine Corps Combat Development Command (MCCDC)

Admiral Jonathan W. Greenert, USN, Vice Chief of Naval Operations

Ambassador John Herbst, Director, Center for Complex Operations, Institute for National Security Studies, National Defense University

Gen James L. Jones, USMC (Ret.), former U.S. National Security Advisor, former Supreme Allied Commander Europe (SACEUR), and former Commandant, U.S. Marine Corps

MG Michael D. Jones, USA, Chief of Staff, U.S. Central Command

Mr. Robert Kaplan, Author and Atlantic Contributor

Dr. Andrew F. Krepinevich, Jr., President, Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments

Dr. Eric J. Labs, Senior Analyst for Naval Forces and Weapons, Congressional Budget Office

Mr. Ron O’Rourke, Senior Analyst for Maritime Forces, Congressional Research Service

Mr. David A. Ochmanek, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Force Development

ADM Robert J. Papp, Jr., USCG, Commandant of the U.S.Coast Guard

Senator Jack Reed, Chairman, Subcommittee on Seapower, Senate Armed Services Committee

Dr. Richard H. Shultz, Jr., Professor, and Director, International Security Studies Program, the Fletcher School, Tufts University

Lt Gen Duane D. Thiessen, USMC, Commander, U.S. Marine Forces, Pacific

Mr. Jim Thompson, Deputy Special Representative for Global Partnerships, Global Partnership Initiative, Office of the Secretary of State

LTG Michael A. Vane, USA , Director, Army Capabilities Integration Center, United States Army Training and Doctrine Command

Francis J. "Bing" West, Author and former Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs

Lt Gen John E. Wissler, USMC, Deputy Commandant for Programs and Resources, Marine Corps Headquarters

The Honorable Robert O. Work, Under Secretary of the Navy