General Martin Dempsey
Chairman, Joint Chiefs Of Staff
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The nation's highest ranking military officer will discuss current international security challenges and the future of the U.S. military. General Dempsey serves as the 18th chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. In this capacity, he is the principal military adviser to the president, the secretary of defense and the National Security Council. Prior to becoming chairman, the general served as the Army's 37th chief of staff. Past assignments have taken him and his family across the globe during both peace and war, from platoon leader to combatant commander.
Location: Mark Hopkins Hotel, Peacock Court, 1 Nob Hill Circle
Time: 11:45 a.m. check-in, 12:30 p.m. program
Cost: Regular: $25 standard, $15 members, $7 students (with valid ID). Premium (seating in first few rows) $45 standard, $30 members
Also know: In association with the Marines Memorial Association. Attendees subject to search.