Past Speakers

Past Speakers Include:

General David H. Berger, USMC

  • 38th Commandant of the Marine Corps

Admiral John M. Richardson, USN

  • Chief of Naval Operation

Admiral Christopher W. Grady, USN

  • Commander, U.S. Fleet Forces Command
  • Commander, 6th Fleet
  • Commander, Naval Striking and Support Forces NATO
  • Deputy Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Europe
  • Deputy Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Africa
  • Joint Force Maritime Component Commander Europe

General Robert B. Neller, USMC

  • 37th Commandant of the Marine Corps

Admiral Michael S. Rogers, USN

  • Commander, U.S. Cyber Command
  • Director, National Security Agency
  • Chief, Central Security Service

Vice Admiral Bird, USN (Ret.)

  • Deputy Commander and Chief of Staff, US Pacific Fleet
  • 46th Commander of U.S. 7th Fleet
  • Director of Navy Staff

Vice Admiral Thomas S. Rowden, USN

  • Commander, Naval Surface Forces

Vice Admiral William Houston, USN

  • Commander, Naval Submarine Forces
  • Commander, Allied Submarine Command

LtGen Sattler, USMC (Ret.)

  • I Marine Expeditionary Force
  • Commander, US Marine Forces Central Command (MARCENT)
  • Director for Strategic Plans and Policy, Joint Staff

MajGen Fick, USAF

  • Director, Global Reach Programs, Assistant Secretary (Acquisitions), Pentagon, Washington D.C.
  • Deputy Program Executive Officer for the F-35 Lightning II Join Program Office

LtCol Trent Gibson, USMC (Ret.)

  • Battalion Executive Officer, 2nd Battalion, 7th Marines
  • Commander, Inspector-Instructor Staff, 1st Battalion, 23rd Marines

Major Thomas Rigby, USMC

  • Commander, Recruiting Station Louisville, Kentucky

Fleet Master Chief April D. Beldo, USN (Ret.)

  • Manpower, Personnel, Training, and Education (MPT&E) Fleet Master Chief

Master Chief Petty Officer Britt Slabinski, USN (Ret.)

  • Medal of Honor Recipient
  • Command Master Chief, Naval Special Warfare Tactical Development and Evaluation Squadron TWO
  • Director, Naval Special Warfare Safety Assurance and Analysis Program
  • Senior Enlisted Advisor, Joint Special Operations Command, Washington DC

Master Gunnery Sergeant Nicholas Williams, USMC

  • Operations Chief, 6th Marine Regiment

Sergeant Major Robin Fortner, USMC (Ret.)

  • Director of Staff Non-Commissioned Officer Academy
  • Senior Executive Level Advisor at Marine Corps Acquisition Command
  • Defense Advisory Committee on Women in the Services (DACOWITS)

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