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The Theodore Roosevelt Association is delighted! to announce the agenda* for the 2020 TRA Gala Cocktail Reception and Symposium.
 


SYMPOSIUM AGENDA
Arnold Auditorium, National War College

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 23


11:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Welcoming Comments


RDML Cedric Pringle, USN, Commandant, National War CollegeRDML Cedric Pringle, USN, Commandant, National War College

VADM David Architzel, USN (Ret.), Theodore Roosevelt Association PresidentVADM David Architzel, USN (Ret.), Theodore Roosevelt Association President

LTGEN Mike Maples, USA (Ret.), NWC 1993, President National War College Alumni AssociationLTGEN Mike Maples, USA (Ret.), NWC 1993, President National War College Alumni Association


11:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Opening Remarks
 French Hill (R-AK), Congressman and TRA Trustee
French Hill (R-AK), Congressman and TRA Trustee


12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
NWC Student Papers Panel
Ms. Jennifer Becker, U.S. Department of State

Ms. Julia Sibilla, U.S. Department of Defense

Ms. Michelle Schohn, U.S. Department of State

 

1:00 PM – 2:50 PM
Presentation
Theodore Roosevelt and the Unbalanced Fleet
 Dr. Jerry Hendrix
Dr. Jerry Hendrix

 

2:50 PM – 3:00 PM
Break
 Break

 

3:30 PM – 5:00 PM
Retired 4-Star and SECDF Panel
Post-Career Senior Military Officers and the Making of National Security Policy



Former Secretary James MattisFormer Secretary James Mattis

ADM (ret) Michael MullenADM (ret) Michael Mullen

ADM (ret) Dennis BlairADM (ret) Dennis Blair



Michèle Flournoy

Dr. Peter FeaverDr. Peter Feaver

David Ignatius (moderator)David Ignatius (moderator)

 

5:00 PM – 5:45 PM
Reception and Virtual Tour of the National War College
National War Colleg

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 24


8:00 AM – 9:00 AM
Virtual Tour of Theodore Roosevelt Island

 

9:00 AM – 9:15 AM
Opening Remarks

 

9:15 AM – 10:30 AM
Presentation
The Roosevelt Corollary in 2020
 Professor James Holmes, Naval War College
Professor James Holmes, Naval War College

 

10:45 AM – 12:15 PM
Diplomacy Panel
How Strategy is Developed & Implemented: The creation of the 2017 National Security Strategy and 2018 National Defense Strategy
Dr. Richard HookerDr. Richard Hooker

Dr. Frank Hoffman
Dr. Frank Hoffman

 

12:15 PM – 1:45 PM
Luncheon Presentation (includes box lunch)
Presentation of the 2020 TRA Book Award by LT COL Gregory A. Wynn, USMC (Ret.)

Theodore Roosevelt, the Making of a Modern Military, and the Destiny of a Nation by Professor Matthew Oyos, Radford University
 LT COL Gregory A. Wynn, USMC (Ret.)
LT COL Gregory A. Wynn, USMC (Ret.)

Professor Matthew Oyos, Radford University
Professor Matthew Oyos, Radford University

 

1:45 PM – 2:45 PM
Virtual Tour of Lincoln Conspirators’ Trial Site
TRA Trustees Meeting, Roosevelt Hall, Fort Lesley J. McNair

 

3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
TRA Annual Gala Reception and Awards Presentations

 

5:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Live Reception


Gala Reception Program
Roosevelt Hall, National War College

Saturday, October 24, 2020



Welcome
VADM David Architzel, USN (Ret.),
VADM David Architzel, USN (Ret.), and Chairman, Theodore Roosevelt Association

 

 
Presentation of the USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN-71) Junior Officer Leadership Award
VADM David Architzel, USN (Ret.), and Chairman, Theodore Roosevelt Association
VADM David Architzel, USN (Ret.), and Chairman, Theodore Roosevelt Association

 

 
Recognition of the Theodore Roosevelt Award at the National War College
 Commandant RADM Cedric Pringle, USN
Commandant RADM Cedric Pringle, USN

 

 
Theodore Roosevelt Association Rose Award
Dr Gary P Kearney
Dr. Gary P. Kearney

 

 
Keynote Introduction
VADM Fritz Roegge, USN
VADM Fritz Roegge, USN

 


Keynote Address
 The Honorable James N. Mattis
The Honorable James N. Mattis

 


Presentation of Theodore Roosevelt Medal of Honor
 VADM David Architzel, USN (Ret.)VADM David Architzel, USN (Ret.)

 


Concluding Remarks
 VADM David Architzel, USN (Ret.)
VADM David Architzel, USN (Ret.)



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