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American Society and Its Profession of Arms

Added by jtabler on 2010-10-26

Conference Dates:

Start Date Start Date: 2011-04-05
Last Date Last Day: 2011-04-07

Conference Contact Info:

Contact Person Contact Person: COL Szabo
Email Email: ssi_events@conus.army.mil
Address Address: 122 Forbes Ave, Carlisle, PA, 17013, United States

Conference Description:

The Commandant of the U.S. Army War College cordially invites you to join this critical conversation at the U.S. Army War College’s XXII Annual Strategy Conference to be held at Carlisle Barracks, Pennsylvania from April 5-7, 2011. Join over 20 leading experts, the U.S. Army War College Class of 2011, and 200 other strategists, academics, journalists, government officials, business leaders, and other members of the public as they examine and debate the critical relationship between the U.S. military and the American society. The conference will include panels discussing the changing role of the military; the possible divergence of the cultural perspectives of the U.S. military and American society in general; and the potential impact such cultural divergence could have on various groups, including those representing both the profession and the larger society--such as military families and veterans.

Keynote Address

Greg Mortenson is the co-founder of nonprofit Central Asia Institute and founder of Pennies For Peace. He is also the co-author of New York Times bestseller since 2007 Three Cups of Tea which has sold over 4 million copies and has been published in 47 countries and is also a Time Magazine Asia Book of The Year.

Mortenson has lectured and participated in cultural discussions at SOCOM, MARSOC, NORAD, the Current Strategy Forum at the Naval War College, Naval Postgraduate School, Naval Air Command, and at the U.S. Military, Naval, and Air Force Academies. Mr. Mortenson regularly conducts voluntary visits to one to two dozen military bases each year to help troops deploying to Afghanistan to better understand cultural issues, tribal etiquette, and the nuances of tribal warfare.
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