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Combatting Global Asymmetric Threats

Register Now – Limited Seating to Attend the 10th
Asymmetric Threat Symposium

CACI International Inc ((CACI)
announced today that there is still time to register for the 10th
symposium in the Asymmetric
Threat symposia series
on national security challenges, titled "What
Does It Take to Protect America? Combatting Global Asymmetric Threats."
Remaining seating is limited, so prompt registration is encouraged.
Registration is free and required prior to the symposium; no onsite
registration will be permitted.

The symposium will gather today's preeminent authorities and subject
matter experts on national security threats. These speakers and
panelists will provide thought leadership and informed perspectives on
the most pressing national security issues facing the United States. The
symposium will feature keynote speakers Admiral John M. Richardson,
Chief of Naval Operations, and General Stephen W. Wilson, Vice Chief of
Staff of the U.S. Air Force.

Panel discussions will explore approaches to counter current and future
threats to national security, and will include:

  • The Spectrum of Asymmetric Threats: Dr. Greg L. Zacharias,
    Chief Scientist of the U.S. Air Force; Major General John G. Ferrari,
    Director of the Program Analysis and Evaluation Office of the Deputy
    Chief of Staff for the U.S. Army; Brigadier General Joseph P. McGee,
    Deputy Commander for Operations, U.S. Army Cyber Command; and Jody
    R. Westby, Esq., Chief Executive Officer of Global Cyber Risk LLC.
  • Enduring and Emerging Requirements: What Does It Take to Prevail?: Lieutenant
    General Anthony J. Rock, Inspector General of the U.S. Air Force;
    Major General Steven R. Grove, Vice Director, Joint Improvised-Threat
    Defeat Organization; Major General James R. Marrs, Assistant Deputy
    Chief of Staff for Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance,
    U.S. Air Force; Rear Admiral Paul B. Becker (Ret), Senior Fellow at
    the Center for Naval Analysis, University of Virginia's Batten School
    for Leadership and Public Policy.
  • What Does It Take to Protect America?: Lt Gen (Ret) David A.
    Deptula, Dean of the Mitchell Institute of Aerospace Studies; Frank J.
    Gaffney, President of the Center for Security Policy; Dr. Kimberly
    Kagan, Founder and President of the Institute for the Study of War;
    and Dr. Warren R. Phillips, Lead Director of CACI International Inc's
    Board of Directors.

The agenda also includes a discussion titled Evolving Roles and
Missions in the Global Threat Environment
, with Lieutenant General
Anthony R. Ierardi, Director of Force Structure, Resources, and
Assessment for the Joint Staff; Vice Admiral Andrew L. Lewis, Deputy
Chief of Naval Operations, Information, Plans, and Strategy, U.S. Navy;
and Lieutenant General Mark C. Nowland, Deputy Chief of Staff,
Operations, Plans, and Requirements, U.S. Air Force.

Lieutenant General Michael K. Nagata, Director of Strategic Operational
Planning for the National Counterterrorism Center, will deliver an
address titled A Practitioner's Perspective Honed at the Pointy End
of the Spear: Lessons Learned the Hard Way.

Lieutenant General Jack Weinstein, Deputy Chief of Staff for Strategic
Deterrence and Nuclear Integration, Headquarters, U.S. Air Force will
also present an address titled Global Strike: The Ultimate Asymmetric

Symposium 10 will be held on Thursday, October 26, 2017 at Valo Park in
McLean, Virginia. The symposium is co-sponsored by CACI
International Inc
, the Center
for Security Policy
(CSP), the Institute
for the Study of War
(ISW), and the Mitchell
Institute for Aerospace Studies
, an affiliate of the Air Force
Association. To apply for registration, please visit

This non-partisan, not‐for‐profit, pro-bono symposium is part of the
Asymmetric Threat series, established in 2008 by CACI as a forum for
furthering the national dialogue on asymmetric threats to national
security. Important information on the legacy and significance of the
symposia series, as well as prior symposia reports and thought
leadership, may be found by visiting

About CACI

CACI provides information solutions and services in support of national
security missions and government transformation for Intelligence,
Defense, and Federal Civilian customers. CACI is a member of the Fortune
1000 Largest Companies, the Russell 2000 Index, and the S&P SmallCap600
Index. CACI's sustained commitment to ethics and integrity defines its
corporate culture and drives its success. With approximately 18,600
employees worldwide, CACI provides dynamic career opportunities for
military veterans and industry professionals to support the nation's
most critical missions. Join us!

About CSP

CSP is a non-profit, non-partisan national security organization that
specializes in identifying policies, actions, and resource needs that
are critical to American security. The group ensures these issues are
the subject of focused, principled examination and effective action by
recognized policy experts, appropriate officials, opinion leaders, and
the general public. Learn more at

About ISW

The Institute for the Study of War (ISW) advances an informed
understanding of military affairs through reliable research, trusted
analysis, and innovative education. They are committed to improving the
nation's ability to execute military operations and respond to emerging
threats in order to achieve U.S. strategic objectives. ISW is a
non-partisan, non-profit, public policy research organization. Learn
more at

About the Mitchell Institute for Aerospace Studies

The Mitchell Institute for Aerospace Studies is an independent,
non-partisan policy research institute established to provide creative,
insightful policy options that better empower our nation's leaders by
informing the national security debate, educating about aerospace
power's unique role in securing America's global interests, and
cultivating aerospace talent. An affiliate of the Air Force Association,
the Mitchell Institute for Aerospace Studies provides independent
analysis outlining solutions in the aerospace domain to protect the
United States. Learn more at


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