The United States Marine Corps in the Twenty-First Century

February 11, 2016 - 10:30 am

Atlantic Council, 1030 15th Street NW, 12th Floor (West Tower)
Washington, DC
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The United States Marine Corps
in the Twenty-First Century: A Conversation with General Robert Nelle
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A conversation with:
General Robert Neller
37th Commandant of the Marine Corps​
US Marine Corps

Moderated by:
Mr. Dan De Luce
Chief National Security Correspondent
Foreign Policy​
 

General Neller will discuss the current state and future of the US Marine Corps, given a rapidly changing and turbulent global security environment. Called an "innovative strategist" by Secretary of Defense Ash Carter, General Neller will outline his priorities for the Marine Corps and how the service can help the United States achieve its strategic defense objectives.

General Robert B. Neller assumed the duties of Commandant of the Marine Corps on September 24, 2015. He has served as an infantry officer at all levels. He commanded the Marine Security Force Company Panama during Operations JUST CAUSE and PROMOTE LIBERTY and the 3rd Light Armored Infantry Battalion during Operation RESTORE HOPE in Somalia. Neller was also in the Policy Division of Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe and was the Director of Operations of the Joint Staff.

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Atlantic Council
1030 15th Street NW, 12th Floor (West Tower Elevator) 
Washington, DC 

This event is open to press and on the record. 

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