McConville Headlines Second Day of AUSA Now

Wednesday, October 14, 2020

The highlight of the second day of AUSA Now is the Dwight Eisenhower presentation by Army Chief of Staff Gen. James McConville, but there also will be a wide variety of events for soldiers, Army civilians and family members.

In the morning, a panel of experts led by Lt. Gen. Laura Richardson, commander of U.S. Army North, will speak at a homeland security seminar titled “DoD’s Whole of Nation Response – COVID-19.” 

At the same time, Lee Kelley, director of Military Community Support Programs in the Office of the Secretary of Defense, will lead a panel discussion on military spouse employment.

Beginning at 11 a.m., Gen. Paul Funk, commander of Army Training and Doctrine Command, will lead a contemporary military forum titled “Operationalizing the Army People Strategy,” and there will be a seminar for warrant officers featuring Chief Warrant Officer 5 Yolondria Dixon-Carter, the new senior warrant officer adviser to the Army chief of staff.

McConville will speak at noon.

In the afternoon, Gen. Mike Murray, commander of Army Futures Command, will lead a contemporary military forum on Project Convergence, and Lt. Gen. Charles Flynn, deputy Army chief of staff for operations, leads a session titled “Preparing the Force for MDO: The Regionally Aligned Readiness and Modernization Model.”

For the full schedule, click here.

This year’s hashtag is #AUSANow.

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