Archive for category: Thought Leadership

NDIA/Punaro Statement: Defense Industry Applauds Two-Year Budget Deal

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Punaro Testimony to the National Commission on the Future of the Army

July 16, 2015

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Written Testimony to the NATIONAL COMMISION ON THE FUTURE OF THE ARMY

By Major General Arnold Punaro, USMCR (Ret.)

July 16, 2015

Read the testimony (.pdf dcoument):

Testimony to Army Commission 07-16-15

 

Arnold Punaro Appears on Defense News TV to Discuss Carter Nomination for Defense Secretary

On December 7, 2014,  Arnold Punaro appeared  on Defense News with Vago Muradian to discuss the selection of  Ashton Carter to be the nominee for Secretary of Defense following the resignation of current Secretary Chuck Hagel.  Punaro offered his views on the strong qualifications Dr. Carter has for the position as well as the challenges inherent to the confirmation process. The televised program aired at 11 a.m. EST on December 7, on News Channel 7 – WJLA in Washington, DC.  

To watch a replay of the show please click here.

 

 

Center for a New American Security Conference: Watch Arnold Punaro’s Comments During Panel Discussion on the All-Volunteer Force of the Future

Center for a New American Security 

Conference on Civil-Military Divide and the Future of an All-Volunteer Force

Nov. 20, 2014

Watch the Video Replay

 

 

Upcoming Event (Nov. 20): Arnold Punaro to Speak at The Center for a New American Security Conference

The Center for a New American Security Conference  (CNAS)

Civil-Military Divide and The Future of the All-Volunteer Force

November 20, 2014  9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

The Willard InterContinental Hotel

Washington, DC

Arnold Punaro will be part of the panel for the “Redesigning the All-Volunteer Force of the Future” session.

For more information and to register for the event, please call CNAS at 202-457-9427

 

Upcoming Event (Nov. 19): Arnold Punaro to Speak at Potomac Officers Club FY15 Budget & Procurement Summit

Potomac Officers Club FY 15 Budget and Procurement Summit

November 19, 2014     7 a.m. – 12 p.m.   Ritz Carlton Tysons Corner, Tysons Corner, VA

Arnold Punaro will be a featured speaker.

For more information and to register for this event please click here

 

 

 

Upcoming Event (Nov. 15): Arnold Punaro to Speak at Reagan National Defense Forum

Reagan National Defense Forum

November 15, 2014    The Ronald Reagan Presidential Library   Simi Valley, CA

Arnold Punaro is a confirmed speaker.

For more information and to register for this conference please click here.

 

 

Arnold Punaro Delivers Special Address to National Guard Association of the U.S. Conference

August 24, 2014

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MajGen Arnold Punaro, USMC (Ret.)

Chairman, Reserve Forces Policy Board

Special Address to National Guard Association of the U.S. (NGAUS) 136th General Conference

Chicago, Illinois

August 24, 2014

Read Punaro’s Prepared Remarks (PDF file):

NGAUS-2014-FINAL-AS-PREPARED

Watch a video of the speech on YouTube

 

 

 

 

Arnold Punaro Participates in Panel Discussion at BGOV200 Event

Bloomberg Government BGov200 Event – April 23, 2014 in Arlington, Virginia

Watch the video replay of the second session panel discussion (starts at 48 minute mark of the video):

Buying, Better: Acquisition Reform in the ‘New Normal’

 

Arnold Punaro Speaks During Panel Discussion on Acquisition Reform in the "New Normal"

Arnold Punaro Speaks During Panel Discussion on Acquisition Reform in the “New Normal”  Photo credit:  Bloomberg Government and NDIA.

 

Panel participants (left to right): Robert Levinson (Bloomberg Government), Arnold Punaro, Betsy Schmid (Aerospace Industries Association) and Joe Jordan (FedBid)

Panel Participants (left to right): Robert Levinson (Bloomberg Government), Arnold Punaro, Betsy Schmid (Aerospace Industries Association) and Joe Jordan (FedBid)  Photo Credit:  Bloomberg Government and NDIA.

 

Panel Discussion:  Buying, Better: Acquisition Reform in the "New Normal"  Photo Credit:  Bloomberg Government and NDIA

Panel Discussion: Buying, Better: Acquisition Reform in the “New Normal”  Photo Credit: Bloomberg Government and NDIA

 

 

 

 

Arnold Punaro Delivers Keynote Address to NDIA Logistics Conference

MajGen Arnold Punaro, USMC (Ret.)

Chairman, National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA)

Keynote Address to NDIA Logistics Conference

April 14, 2014

Read the Keynote Address (PDF file):

NDIA_Logistics_Conference_Keynote_2014