In keeping with the Commandant’s Planning Guidance and its emphasis on Naval integration and meeting the demands of the Naval Fleet, Vice Admiral William R. Merz, Commander, U.S. Seventh Fleet, spoke to the Marines gathered at the Camp Butler Officer’s Club about the history and the future of the Marine Corps and Navy’s relationship as a Joint Task Force.
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Gen David H. Berger Commandant of the Marine Corps
At the 2019 MCA&F Ground Dinner, The Commandant, General David H. Berger, provided an overview of the Marine Corps’ planning process for the next 10 years to emphasize its roll as an “Inside Force” in control of “Contested maritime space in support of fleet operations.”
From the Marine Corps Association & Foundations 2019 Combat Development Dinner, General James N. Mattis, USMC (Ret) former Secretary of Defense, spoke on a range of topics from getting his Marines surrounded in the desert to the Commandant’s Planning Guidance of General Berger. He shared stories of his time in Washington and answered questions about China and Russia.
From the 16 September, 2019 Wounded Warrior Leadership Awards. Lieutenant General Eric Smith speaks about the importance of the Wounded Warrior Regiment, recognizing the individual efforts of the awards recipients, and the MCA&F.
At MCA&F’s 2nd Intelligence Awards Dinner on 21 September 2012 General James F. Amos, 35th Commandant of the Marine Corps, spoke at length about the value of intelligence in the Middle East and its benefits for phase 4 operations.
General Robert B. Neller, Commandant of the Marine Corps, speaks at his last MCA&F Dinner as Commandant and reflects on his time in the Corps and his tenure as Commandant at the May 2019 Ground Awards Dinner.
John “Jay” Rogers is a veteran Marine and the President, CEO and co-founder of Local Motors, a next generation US-based car company that is changing the way cars are designed and built. He spoke at the 2017 MCA&F Logistics Awards Dinner about the future of manufacturing.