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Milken Institute’s Future of Health Summit (2017)

MLC Members may attend the Milken Institute's Future of Health Summit (This is an invitation-only event). Please contact the MLC Programs team to confirm your attendance. Who: MLC Members Where: Washington, D.C When: October 23-24, 2017 Learn more: http://www.milkeninstitute.org/events/conferences/summit/future-of-health-summit-2017/program-detail

No One Left Behind – Orange County Fundraiser

Are you located in Southern California and passionate about supporting our wartime allies? Then join us for this fundraising event hosted by No One Left Behind. Event: Fundraiser to Benefit No One Left Behind Inc. 501(c)(3) Date/time: July 14, 2017; 5:30-8:00pm Location: The home of Fadi Ramadan (contact the MLC for details) No One Left Behind … Continue reading No One Left Behind – Orange County Fundraiser

The Silo Effect

The following is a book review by Flt Lt Jane Pickersgill. The Silo Effect: The Peril of Expertise and the Promise of Breaking Down Barriers - By Gillian Tett “The engineers were mostly trained in the same set of computer skills and were in their twenties or early thirties.  Most wore a common “uniform,” sneakers and … Continue reading The Silo Effect

Review: Military Leadership Lessons for Public Service

One of the goals of the Military Leadership Circle is to bridge the civil/military divide.  Professor Charles Szypszak, a former U.S. Marine officer and current faculty member at the School of Government at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, wrote a book on how military leadership lessons can apply to public service.  Military … Continue reading Review: Military Leadership Lessons for Public Service

Military Leadership Circle Welcomes New Members for 2017

The Military Leadership Circle is thrilled to announce its 8 new members for 2017. Roy Rockwell (U.S. Air Force), Alex Willard (U.S. Army), Timothy Tendall (Royal Air Force), Morgan Kuhar (U.S. Navy), D’Juan Wicher (U.S. Navy), Brent Thompson (U.S. Army), Paul Webber (U.S. Marine Corps), and Michael McCoy (U.S. Army) will join current MLC members … Continue reading Military Leadership Circle Welcomes New Members for 2017

You had me at, “Hello World!” Cyber Security in the 21st Century

Being trained in Information Assurance and the protection of military computer network infrastructure, I believe that Cyber-Security remains the most significant influencer of global affairs in 2017 and beyond.  I recently co-authored an article entitled A New Dimension of War: Command and Control in Cyberspace, which was published and distributed internationally to the NATO audience.   Thankfully … Continue reading You had me at, “Hello World!” Cyber Security in the 21st Century

A drone expert, lawyer and president of a construction company walk into a bar…sorta

Ever wondered why it is so hard to regulate drone activity in the United States? There's a lot to think through before authorizing licenses and permits. Watch this intriguing discussion on the future of drone activity in the United States from the perspecitve of Dave Vox, Head of Project Wing at Google X, Russ Burns, President … Continue reading A drone expert, lawyer and president of a construction company walk into a bar…sorta