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:

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

Speakers: Admiral Jonathan W. Greenert, Chief of Naval Operations, U.S. Navy, General Mark A. Welsh III, Chief of Staff, U.S. Air Force, General Joseph F. Dunford Jr., Commandant, U.S. Marine Corps, General Raymond T. Odierno, Chief of Staff, U.S. Army, Admiral Paul F. Zukunft, Commandant, U.S. Coast Guard 
Presider: Mary Boies, Counsel, Boies, Schiller & Flexner LLP; Member of the Board, Council on Foreign Relations

58 East 68th Street
New York, NY 10065

May 12, 2015 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.

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

Panelists: General James Amos, Commandant, U.S. Marine Corps, Vice Admiral Michelle Howard, Deputy Chief of Naval Operations, U.S. Navy, General Mark A. Welsh III, Chief of Staff, U.S. Air Force, General Raymond T. Odierno, Chief of Staff, U.S. Army, Admiral Robert J. Papp Jr., Commandant, U.S. Coast Guard
Presider: Richard N. Haass, President, Council on Foreign Relations

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.

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 Mark A. Welsh III, Chief of Staff, U.S. Air Force, General Raymond T. Odierno, Chief of Staff, U.S. Army, Admiral Robert J. Papp Jr., Commandant, U.S. Coast Guard
Presider: Martha Raddatz, Senior Foreign Affairs Correspondent, ABC News

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.

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

Speakers: General James Amos, Commandant, U.S. Marine Corps, Admiral Jonathan W. Greenert, Chief of Naval Operations, U.S. Navy, General Raymond T. Odierno, Chief of Staff, U.S. Army, General Norton A. Schwartz, Chief of Staff, U.S. Air Force
Presider: Terry Moran, Anchor, Nightline, ABC News

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.

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

Speakers: General George W. Casey Jr., Chief of Staff, U.S. Army, General James T. Conway, Commandant, U.S. Marine Corps, Admiral Robert J. Papp Jr., Commandant, U.S. Coast Guard, Admiral Gary Roughead, Chief of Naval Operations, U.S. Navy, General Norton A. Schwartz, Chief of Staff, U.S. Air Force
Presider: Tom Brokaw, Special Correspondent, NBC News

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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

Speakers: General George W. Casey Jr., Chief of Staff, U.S. Army, General James T. Conway, Commandant, U.S. Marine Corps, 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.