Join us live on Saturday, December 2, 2017 for the Reagan National Defense Forum. This stream features all of the panels taking place in the Air Force One Pavilion. For details on the panels, moderators and panelists, please see below.
Panel 1: 7:30am PST — Alliances and Coalitions: Are We Postured to Fight and Prevail with Our Allies, Partners and Friends?
This panel will assess the state of our defense relationships with our allies, partners and friends, and explore how they impact our defense capabilities and military operations.
Moderated by Mr. Margaret Brennan, CBS News
Gen. Jack Keane (Ret., U.S. Army), Executive Chairman, AM General
Congressman Mike Gallagher, U.S. House of Representatives, Wisconsin
Congresswoman Stephanie Murphy, U.S. House of Representatives, Florida
Ms. Phebe Novakovic, Chairman and CEO, General Dynamics
Gen. David Petraeus (Ret., U.S. Army), Fmr. CIA Director; Chairman, KKR Global Institute
Panel 3: 9:00am PST — America First For Defense: Challenges and Opportunities for The Defense Industrial Base
This panel will assess how 'America First' is impacting defense trade, the American workforce, and manufacturing.
Moderated by Mr. Julian Barnes, The Wall Street Journal
Mr. Wes Bush, Chairman, President and CEO, Northrop Grumman
Gen. David Goldfein, Chief of Staff of the Air Force
Hon. Ellen Lord, Under Secretary of Defense (AT&L)
Congressman Kevin McCarthy, U.S. House of Representatives, California
Mr. Mike McNamara, CEO, Flex
Panel 5: 10:45am PST — Military Health: Are We Providing a Benefit Worthy of the Sacrifice?
This panel will evaluate efforts to reform TRICARE and the military health system.
Moderated by Mr. Francis Rose, Government Matters.
Vice Adm. Raquel Bono, Director, Defense Health Agency
Senator Jerry Moran, U.S. Senate, Kansas
Mr. Orie Mullen, President, Humana Military
Congressman Brad Wenstrup, U.S. House of Representatives, Ohio
Hon. Dov Zakheim, Fmr. Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller/CFO)
Panel 7: 1:45pm PST — Keeping Pace n europe and Asia: Are We Postured to Prevail?
This panel wil lassers whether the military has the strategy and capability to deter and defeat near-peer competitors.
Moderated by Mr. John Rogin, The Washington Post
Mr. Jerry DeMuro, President and CEO, BAE Systems, Inc.
Senator Joni Ernst, U.S. Senate, Iowa
Hon. Mark Esper, Secretary of the Army
Hon. Michèle Flournoy, Fmr. Under Secretary of Defense (Policy); CEO, CNAS
Congressman Adam Smith, U.S. House of Representatives, Washington