U.S. Navy Amphibious Warship Congressional Forum

To RSVP for the U.S. Navy Amphibious Warship Congressional Forum on February 15, please contact mskahill@powelltate.com.

      

DATE/TIME

Thursday, February 15, 2018
8:00 AM to 9:30 AM
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Breakfast will be served

          

LOCATION

Rayburn Gold Room (Rayburn 2168)
Rayburn House Office Building
45 Independence Ave SW
Washington, D.C. 20515

 
      

CONFIRMED SPEAKERS

Senator Roger Wicker (R-MS)
Chair, Senate Subcommittee on Seapower

Rep. Rob Wittman (R-VA-01) 
Chair, House Seapower and Projection Forces Subcommittee

Rep. Joe Courtney (D-CT-02) 
Ranking Member, House Seapower and Projection Forces Subcommittee

Rep. Walter Jones Jr. (R-NC-03)
Member, House Military Personnel Subcommittee and Tactical Air & Land Forces Subcommittee

Rep. Donald McEachin (D-VA-04)
Member, House Seapower and Projection Forces Subcommittee

Rep. Mike Gallagher (R-WI-08)
Member, House Seapower and Projection Forces Subcommittee

Rep. Jack Bergman (R-MI-01)
U.S. Marine Corps, Retired

 

Rep. Mike Coffman (R-C0-06)
Chair, House Military Personnel Subcommittee

Rep. Steve Russell (R-OK-05)
Member, House Military Personnel Subcommittee

Rep. Paul Cook (R-CA-08)
Member, House Seapower and Projection Forces Subcommittee

Keynote:
General Robert B. Neller
Commandant, United States Marine Corps

Moderator:
Rear Admiral Terry McKnight (USN, Ret.)
Chairman, Amphibious Warship Industrial Base Coalition

Speaker:
Bryan Clark 
Senior Fellow of Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments

The Amphibious Warship Industrial Base Coalition will host a Congressional forum on the value and the importance of U.S. Navy amphibious warships to the nation. The Congressional forum will highlight U.S. Navy amphibious warships and their critical role of enabling the Navy-Marine Corps team to deploy swiftly and aggressively from sea and air in times of crisis. The forum will highlight the importance of building amphibious warship in order to move quickly and cost-effectively toward the full 38 amphibious warships required by the U.S. Marine Corps.

 

 
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