Global Force Features Camarillo, Other Army Leaders

Global Force Features Camarillo, Other Army Leaders

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Army Undersecretary Gabe Camarillo and leaders from Army Materiel Command, Army Futures Command and Army Training and Doctrine Command will speak at the Association of the U.S. Army’s Global Force Symposium and Exposition in Huntsville, Alabama.

Back in-person for the first time since 2019, the three-day event will take place March 28–30 at the Von Braun Center in Huntsville, just outside Redstone Arsenal, home to Materiel Command.

This year’s theme is “Designing and Sustaining the Army of 2040,” with keynote speeches and panel discussions focused on the continued transformation of the Army as the force prepares for a complex future battlefield.

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Global Force opens March 28 with a keynote presentation by Camarillo. He will be followed by a panel titled “Designing the Army of 2040” that will feature Lt. Gen. Ross Coffman, deputy commanding general of Futures Command; Lt. Gen. Scott McKean, director of Futures Command’s Futures and Concepts Center; Willie Nelson, deputy assistant Army secretary for research and technology; and Alex Wang, founder and CEO of Scale AI.

In the afternoon, Douglas Bush, assistant Army secretary for acquisition, logistics and technology, will lead a panel titled “Materiel Modernizing for the Army for 2040.” Panelists include Jennifer Swanson, deputy assistant Army secretary for data, engineering and software; Mackenzie Eaglen, senior fellow with the American Enterprise Institute; and Cynthia Cook, director of the Defense-Industrial Initiatives Group and International Security Program senior fellow at the Center for Strategic and International Studies.

There also will be two fireside chats, one on the Indo-Pacific Army of 2040, and another by Gen. Gary Brito, commander of Training and Doctrine Command, who will talk about synchronizing Army modernization and the importance of balancing readiness, modernization and people.

On March 29, Gen. James Rainey, commanding general of Futures Command, starts the day with a keynote presentation. The morning panel will focus on sustaining the Army of 2040 and feature Lt. Gen. Christopher Mohan, deputy commanding general and chief of staff of Materiel Command; Myles Miyamasu, deputy G-3 (operations) for Material Command; Maj. Gen. Mark Simerly, commander of the Army Combined Arms Support Command, the Sustainment Center of Excellence and Fort Lee, Virginia; and Peter Bechtel, deputy G-3/5/7 at the Department of the Army. 

There will be a fireside chat on “Understanding the Future Operating Environment to Inform the Army’s Operational Approach in 2040,” and an industry panel on support to Ukraine operations.

To open the third and final day of Global Force, Lt. Gen. Charles Hamilton, deputy Army chief of staff for logistics, G-4, will provide the keynote. Hamilton has been confirmed by the Senate for promotion to four-star general and to be the next commander of Materiel Command.

A panel in the morning will focus on manning the Army of 2040 and feature Lt. Gen. Maria Gervais, deputy commanding general and chief of staff of Training and Doctrine Command; Lt. Gen. Douglas Stitt, deputy Army chief of staff for personnel, G-1; and Juan Garcia, managing director for Deloitte Consulting.

There also will be a fireside chat on installation resiliency.

Additionally, throughout all three days of Global Force, the Army will run the Warriors Corner from its booth in the Von Braun Center’s South Hall.

Featuring presentations by Army leaders, topics include strengthening relationships with allies and partners, modernizing the organic industrial base, the synthetic training environment, countering unmanned aerial systems on a multidomain battlefield, and predictive logistics.

There also will be almost 200 exhibits, showcasing the latest innovations from industry and the Army.