The Robert B. McKeon Endowed Series on Military Strategy and Leadership

This series of meetings featuring the chairman of the joint chiefs, service chiefs, and/or other leadership from the military and intelligence communities was endowed in perpetuity in 2007 through a gift from CFR member Robert B. McKeon, founder and president of Veritas Capital LLC.

McKeon Meetings:

General Meeting ⁄ New York

Robert B. McKeon Endowed Series on Military Strategy and Leadership with the Service Chiefs

Panelists:

General Raymond T. Odierno, Chief of Staff, U.S. Army, General James Amos, Commandant, U.S. Marine Corps, General Mark A. Welsh III, Chief of Staff, U.S. Air Force, Admiral Robert J. Papp Jr., Commandant, U.S. Coast Guard, Vice Admiral Michelle Howard, Deputy Chief of Naval Operations, U.S. Navy

Presider:

Richard N. Haass, President, Council on Foreign Relations

Harold Pratt House
58 East 68th Street
New York, NY, 10065

May 14, 2014 5:30-6:00 p.m. - Reception
6:00-7:15 p.m. - Meeting
7:15-8:00 p.m. - Cocktail Reception

This meeting is not for attribution.

General Meeting ⁄ New York

Robert B. McKeon Endowed Series on Military Strategy and Leadership with the Service Chiefs

Speakers:

General James Amos, Commandant, U.S. Marine Corps, Admiral Mark Ferguson, Vice Chief of Naval Operations, U.S. Navy, General Raymond T. Odierno, Chief of Staff, U.S. Army, Admiral Robert J. Papp Jr., Commandant, U.S. Coast Guard, General Mark A. Welsh III, Chief of Staff, U.S. Air Force

Presider:

Martha Raddatz, Senior Foreign Affairs Correspondent, ABC News

Harold Pratt House
58 East 68th Street
New York, NY, 10065

May 8, 2013 5:30-6:00 p.m. - Reception
6:00-7:15 p.m. - Meeting
7:15-8:00 p.m. - Cocktail Reception

This meeting is not for attribution.

General Meeting ⁄ New York

The Robert B. McKeon Endowed Series on Military Strategy and Leadership with the Service Chiefs

Speakers:

General Norton A. Schwartz, Chief of Staff, U.S. Air Force, General James Amos, Commandant, U.S. Marine Corps, General Raymond T. Odierno, Chief of Staff, U.S. Army, Admiral Jonathan W. Greenert, Chief of Naval Operations, U.S. Navy

Presider:

Terry Moran, Anchor, Nightline, ABC News

Harold Pratt House
58 East 68th Street
New York, NY, 10065

May 3, 2012 5:30-6:00 p.m. - Reception
6:00-7:15 p.m. - Meeting
7:15-8:00 p.m. - Cocktail Reception

This meeting is not for attribution.

General Meeting ⁄ New York

The Robert B. McKeon Endowed Series on Military Strategy and Leadership with the Service Chiefs

Speakers:

General James T. Conway, Commandant, U.S. Marine Corps, General George W. Casey Jr., Chief of Staff, U.S. Army, Admiral Gary Roughead, Chief of Naval Operations, U.S. Navy, General Norton A. Schwartz, Chief of Staff, U.S. Air Force, Admiral Robert J. Papp Jr., Commandant, U.S. Coast Guard

Presider:

Tom Brokaw, Special Correspondent, NBC News

Harold Pratt House
58 East 68th Street
New York, NY, 10065

September 22, 2010 5:30-6:00 p.m. - Reception
6:00-7:15 p.m. - Meeting
7:15-8:00 p.m. - Cocktail Buffet

This meeting is not for attribution.

General Meeting ⁄ New York

The Robert B. McKeon Endowed Series on Military Strategy and Leadership

Speaker:

General Raymond T. Odierno, Commanding General, Multi-National Force - Iraq

Presider:

Katie Couric, Anchor and Managing Editor, The CBS Evening News with Katie Couric

58 East 68th Street
New York, NY, 10065

December 8, 2009 1:30-2:00 p.m. - Coffee and Tea Reception
2:00-3:00 p.m. - Meeting

This meeting is not for attribution.

General Meeting ⁄ New York

The Robert B. McKeon Endowed Series on Military Strategy and Leadership

Speakers:

Michael G. Mullen, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, U.S. Department of Defense, Mary Boies, Managing Partner, Boies & McInnis LLP

58 East 68th Street
New York, 10065

April 2, 2009 5:30-6:00 p.m. - Reception
6:00-7:00 p.m. - Meeting

This meeting is not for attribution.

General Meeting ⁄ New York

The Robert B. McKeon Endowed Series on Military Strategy and Leadership with the Service Chiefs

Speakers:

General James T. Conway, Commandant, U.S. Marine Corps, General George W. Casey Jr., Chief of Staff, U.S. Army, Admiral Gary Roughead, Chief of Naval Operations, U.S. Navy, General Norton A. Schwartz, Chief of Staff, U.S. Air Force

Presider:

Thom Shanker, Pentagon Correspondent, New York Times

58 East 68th Street
New York, NY, 10065

December 16, 2008 5:30-6:00 p.m. - Reception
6:00-7:15 p.m. - Meeting
7:15-8:00 p.m. - Cocktail Dinner Buffet

This meeting is not for attribution.