Senior Leaders to Speak at AUSA’s Global Force

Senior Leaders to Speak at AUSA’s Global Force

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The Association of the U.S. Army’s Global Force Symposium and Exposition in Huntsville, Alabama, will feature several senior leaders, including Army Undersecretary Gabe Camarillo, Sgt. Maj. of the Army Michael Weimer and leaders from Army Materiel Command, Army Futures Command and Army Training and Doctrine Command.

The three-day event will take place March 26–28 at the Von Braun Center in Huntsville, home to Materiel Command and Redstone Arsenal.

This year’s theme is “Continuous Transformation to Deliver Ready Combat Formations,” with keynote speeches, panel discussions and Warriors Corner talks 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 26 with a keynote presentation by Camarillo, followed by a panel titled “Delivering Precision Sustainment in Support of Ready Combat Formations.”

The panel will feature Maj. Gen. Michelle Donahue, commander of Army Combined Arms Support Command; Col. Shane Upton, director of Futures Command’s Contested Logistics Cross-Functional Team; Christopher Hill, director of Army Materiel Command’s Analysis Group and chief data and analytic officer; and Shon Manasco, senior counselor at Palantir Technologies.

There also will be two fireside chats, one with Weimer and another with Lt. Gen. Mark Simerly, director of the Defense Logistics Agency, and Maj. Gen. Eric Shirley, commander of the 1st Theater Sustainment Command.

In the afternoon, a panel titled “NCO Sustainment Training with Industry, Force Structure and Professional Military Education” will feature the senior enlisted leaders from Materiel Command, Futures Command, Army Forces Command and Training and Doctrine Command.

On March 27, the day will start with a keynote presentation by Gen. James Rainey, commander of Futures Command, followed by a panel titled “Transformational Capabilities Enabling Ready Combat Formations” featuring Douglas Bush, assistant secretary of the Army for acquisition, logistics and technology, Rainey and Jeremy Tondreault of BAE Systems.

There will be a fireside chat on rapid innovation with Lt. Gen. Ross Coffman, deputy commander of Futures Command, and Lt. Gen. Robert Rasch, director of the rapid capabilities and critical technologies office.

To open the third and final day of Global Force, Gen. Charles Hamilton, commander of Materiel Command, will give a keynote presentation. It will be followed by a fireside chat with Gen. Gary Brito, commander of Training and Doctrine Command, who will focus on the command’s core missions.

A panel in the morning will focus on synchronizing modernization and future capabilities, featuring Lt. Gen. Milford Beagle, commander of the Army Combined Arms Center and Fort Leavenworth, Kansas; Richard Creed, director of the Combined Arms Doctrine Directorate; and Paul Reese, director of the Fielded Force Integration Directorate.

Throughout all three days of Global Force, the Army will offer presentations at the Warriors Corner from its booth in the South Hall, and AUSA will host its inaugural Generation Next Forum, an AUSA Young Professionals meeting focused on personal and professional development.

Additionally, an AUSA Family Pavilion will be featured for the first time at Global Force, extending the organization’s reach in supporting soldiers and their families.

There also will be almost 200 exhibits showcasing the latest innovations from industry and the Army, and some 6,000 attendees are expected.