Location: The Heritage Foundation's Lehrman Auditorium
Soldiers are serving today in one of the most dangerous periods
in our history. They are making enormous contributions and
sacrifices at the forefront of the global War on Terror. Their
"boots on the ground" have enabled historic elections in
Afghanistan and Iraq and will be required for democratic
institutions to take hold. Operating as part of the Joint Team, our
Soldiers are preventing attacks on the Nation, responding to
natural disasters at home and abroad, helping to secure our
borders, and underwriting our Nation's commitment to defend its
While fighting, the Army continues to prepare our Soldiers, our
leaders, our families, our civilians, and our forces for the
challenges they will face. Our commitment to current and future
readiness in the face of uncertainty, amidst the dangers and
complexity of the 21st Century security environment, is driving how
we are transforming and modernizing the force for the Long War.
Join us as Secretary Francis J. Harvey showcases the Army's ongoing
and future capabilities.
More About the Speakers
The Honorable Francis J. Harvey, Ph.D.
Secretary of the United States Army
James Jay Carafano, Ph.D.
Vice President for the Kathryn and Shelby Cullom Davis Institute for National Security and Foreign Policy, and the E. W. Richardson Fellow