Sixty Days into the Trump Administration: Defense Challenges and Opportunities

March 20, 2017 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Kenan Center, Kenan-Flagler Business School
Chapel Hill
NC 27514
Carolyn Pumphrey

“Sixty Days into the Trump Administration:

Defense Challenges and Opportunities”


Join the IDB Executive Fellows and the Triangle Institute for Security Studies for a panel discussion of the defense issues facing the new administration as it begins its tenure. Hear from retired senior military leaders as they discuss the future shape of the U.S. military, key logistical challenges, and answer your questions!


Monday, March 20, 2017 from 6:00-7:30pm 

Kenan Center

Kenan-Flagler Business School

University of North Carolina- Chapel Hill

Chapel Hill, NC 27514

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General Duncan McNabb, USAF (Ret), former commander, United States Transportation Command, Scott Air Force Base, IL. USTRANSCOM is the single manager for global air, land and sea transportation for the Department of Defense.


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Vice Admiral Mark Harnitchek, USN (Ret), Director of Sales & Marketing for Boeing Aircraft Modernization & Sustainment (AM&S) and former Director of the Defense Logistics Agency, which is responsible for providing logistics, acquisition and technical services to the U.S. military services and other federal agencies.



Rear Admiral Richard Gromlich, USCG (Ret), former Commander, Coast Guard 13th District in Seattle, WA where he was responsible for all Coast Guard operations throughout the Pacific.



Mr. Donald Tison, SES, USA (Ret), former Assistant Deputy Chief of Staff, G-8, responsible for Army Programs, Force Development, Quadrennial Defense Review (QDR), Army Studies Management, and the Center for Army Analysis (CAA).