Warfighter Summit Begins Today

Warfighter Summit Begins Today

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The Association of the U.S. Army’s Warfighter Summit and Exposition begins July 26 in Fayetteville, North Carolina.

Those who cannot attend in person can catch it online.

During the two-day summit July 26–27 at the Crown Complex, near Fort Liberty, attendees will hear from leaders from Army Training and Doctrine Command, Army Futures Command, Army Special Operations Command, the XVIII Airborne Corps and more.

Many of their remarks will be available via livestream here.

This year’s theme is “America’s Army: Ready for Today, Modernizing for 2030 and Beyond.” This is the second year AUSA is hosting the Warfighter Summit, a leader and professional development event focused on the warfighter.

There also will be exhibits showcasing the latest from industry.

The Warfighter Summit opens July 26 with a keynote presentation by Gen. Gary Brito, commanding general of Training and Doctrine Command.

There will be a fireside chat with Maj. Gen. Donn Hill, commanding general of the Army Security Force Assistance Command, a panel discussion with leaders from the XVIII Airborne Corps to include Lt. Gen. Christopher Donahue and Command Sgt. Maj. T.J. Holland, a panel featuring industry partners, and a panel on irregular warfare campaigning featuring Maj. Gen. Patrick Roberson, deputy commanding general of Army Special Operations Command and other experts.

The second day of the summit opens with a keynote address from Command Sgt. Maj. Todd Sims, senior enlisted leader for Forces Command, and a panel discussion on the maneuver force of 2030 and 2040 featuring Maj. Gen. Curtis Buzzard, commanding general of the Army Maneuver Center of Excellence and Fort Moore, Georgia, Col. Rhett Thompson, director of Futures Command’s Maneuver Capabilities and Integration Directorate, and experts from the armor and infantry schools.

There also will be fireside chats with Lt. Gen. Kevin Vereen, deputy Army chief of staff for installations, G-9, and later with Sgt. Maj. of the Army Michael Grinston. An afternoon panel will feature command sergeants major from across Army Forces Command, and the day will end with a keynote presentation by Gen. James Rainey, commanding general of Futures Command.

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