Monday, October 9, 2017 - 2:00pm to 4:30pm

Opening Remarks:

Patricia M. Barron

Director, Family Readiness

Association of the United States Army


Lead Speaker:

LTG Nadja Y. West

Surgeon General and Deputy Commanding General

United States Army Medical Command


Soldier and Family Wellness Panel


Josie  E. Beets

Senior Advisor for the Chief Financial Officers Council and President’s Management Council

Office of Executive Councils

Past President, Military Spouse JD Network



COL Joseph H. Melvin

Chaplain, USA

Fort Belvoir Garrison Chaplain


COL Miguel D. Howe

United States Army, Retired

April and Jay Graham Fellow of the Military Service Initiative

George W. Bush Institute


LTC Amy Beth P. Moore

United States Army, Retired

Army Survivor Advisory Working Group


Marianne L. Campano

Military Caregivers - Heart of Recovery Initiative

Office of the Surgeon General, Army


Rachel  M. O'Hern

Executive Director

Returning Heroes Home Inc.


Closing Speaker

VADM Raquel C. Bono

Director, Defense Health Agency

Medical Corps, United States Navy