Mitchell Event Archive

2020                                                                                                    

 
 

November 2020                                                                                   

Space Power Forum: Col. Robert P. Bongiovi - Video

  • Event Date: November 19
  • Speaker: Col. Robert P. Bongiovi, Director of Launch Systems Enterprise Directorate, Space and Missile Systems Center, Air Force Space Command

Nuclear Deterrence Forum: Lt Gen Frank Klotz, USAF Ret. - Video

  • Event Date: November 18
  • Speakers: Lt Gen Frank Klotz, USAF Ret., Senior RAND fellow and former Under Secretary of Energy for Nuclear Security

Live Replay: An Effects-Based Approach to Force Structure Decisions - Video

  • Event Date: November 12 (This panel originally aired as part of the Air Force Association’s 2020 Air, Space, and Cyber Conference in September)
  • Speakers: Lt Gen David Nahom, Deputy Chief of Staff for Plans and Programs, USAF; Lt Gen Clint Hinote, Deputy Chief of Staff for Strategy, Integration, and Requirements, USAF;  Lt Gen Liquori, Deputy Chief of Space Operations, Strategy, Plans, Programs, Requirements, and Analysis, USSF; and Dr. William LaPlante, President, Draper Laboratory

October 2020                                                                                   

Aerospace Nation: Gen Kenneth Wilsbach - Video

  • Event Date: October 27, 2020
  • Speaker: Gen Kenneth S. Wilsbach, Commander, Pacific Air Forces

Nuclear Deterrence Forum: Henry Sokolski - Video

  • Event Date: October 22, 2020
  • Speaker: Henry Sokolski, executive director of the Nonproliferation Policy Education Center

Aerospace Nation: Gen Charles Q. Brown - Video

  • Event Date: October 21, 2020
  • Speaker: Gen Charles Q. Brown Jr., Chief of Staff of the Air Force

Space Power Forum: Lt Gen B. Chance Saltzman - Video

  • Event Date: October 16, 2020
  • Speaker: Lt. Gen. B. Chance Saltzman, Deputy Chief of Space Operations, Cyber, and Nuclear, USSF

Nuclear Deterrence Forum: David Albright - Video

  • Event Date: October 8, 2020
  • Speaker: David Albright, president of the Institute for Science and International Security (ISIS)

Aerospace Nation: Mr. Ronald Epstein - Video

  • Event Date: October 6, 2020
  • Speaker: Ronald Epstein, managing director in Equity Research at Bank of America Merrill Lynch covering Aerospace/Defense and Multi-Industrials with large aerospace components

Aerospace Nation: Understanding the Promise of Skyborg and Low-Cost Attritable Unmanned Aerial Vehicles - Video

  • Event Date: October 1, 2020
  • Speakers: Mark Gunzinger, Mitchell Institute Director of Future Aerospace Concepts and Capability Assessments; Lukas Autenried, Mitchell Institute Senior Analyst; 

September 2020                                                                                   

Space Power Forum: NASA/USSF Partnership in Space- Video

  • Event Date: September 22, 2020
  • Speakers: NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine and Gen John "Jay" Raymond CSO, USSF

Nuclear Deterrence Forum: Dr. Brad Roberts - Video

  • Event Date: September 21, 2020
  • Speaker: Dr. Brad Roberts, director of the Center for Global Security Research at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Nuclear and Missile Defense Forum: Mr. Moshe Patel - Video

  • Event Date: September 9, 2020
  • Speaker: Mr. Moshe Patel, Director of Israel Missile Defense Organization

Aerospace Nation: Brig Gen Adrian Spain - Video

  • Event Date: September 8, 2020
  • Speaker: Brig Gen Adrian L. Spain, Director of Plans, Programs and Analyses, United States Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa

Nuclear Deterrence Forum: Dr. Rob Soofer - Video

  • Event Date: September 2, 2020
  • Speaker: Dr. Rob Soofer, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Nuclear and Missile Defense Policy

August 2020                                                                                         

Aerospace Nation: Maj Gen Mark Weatherington - Video

  • Event Date: August 31, 2020
  • Speaker: Maj. Gen. Mark E. Weatherington, Commander, Eighth Air Force, and Commander, Joint-Global Strike Operations Center

Mitchell/ANWA DC NNSA Series: Nuclear Deterrence Forum with Dr. Brent Park - Video

  • Event Date: August 27, 2020
  • Speaker: Speaker: Dr. Brent K. Park, National Nuclear Security Administration Deputy Administrator for Defense Nuclear Nonproliferation

Nuclear Deterrence Forum: Lt Gen Richard Clark - Video

  • Event Date: August 19, 2020
  • Speaker: Lt Gen Richard M. Clark, Deputy Chief of Staff for Strategic Deterrence and Nuclear Integration

Aerospace Nation: Lt Gen Jay Silveria - Video

  • Event Date: August 17, 2020
  • Speaker: Lt Gen Jay B. Silveria, Superintendent of the U.S. Air Force Academy

Space Power Forum: DAFRCO/SpRCO | The Need for Specialized Acquisition Offices - Video

  • Event Date: August 13, 2020
  • Speakers: Mr. Randall Walden, Director and PEO, Department of the Air Force RCO and Mr. Mike Roberts, Director and PEO, Space RCO

Aerospace Nation: AFWIC Global Futures Report Panel - Slides | Video

  • Event Date: August 5, 2020
  • Speakers: Lt Col Jake Sotiriadis, Chief of AFWIC’s Strategic Foresight and Futures Branch; Kara Cunzeman, policy analyst and lead for strategic foresight at the Center for Space Policy at the Aerospace Corporation; Jason Schenker, Chairman of the Futurist Institute; Vera Zakem, Senior Technology and Policy Advisor at the Institute for Security and Technology and CEO of Zakem Global Strategies; and Shannon McGurk of AFWIC

Nuclear Deterrence Forum: Ilan Berman - Video

  • Event Date: August 6, 2020
  • Speaker: Ilan Berman, Senior Vice President of the American Foreign Policy Council

July 2020                                                                                              

Nuclear Deterrence Forum: ADM Charles Richard - Video

  • Event Date: July 30, 2020
  • Speaker: ADM Charles "Chas" Richard, Commander, U.S. Strategic Command

Mitchell/ANWA DC NNSA Series: Nuclear Deterrence Forum with Dr. Charles Verdon - Video

  • Event Date: July 29, 2020
  • Dr. Charles Verdon, NNSA's Deputy Administrator for Defense Programs

Space Power Forum: Commercial/DOD Small Satellites - Video

  • Event Date: July 22, 2020
  • Speaker: Charles L. Beames, founder and Chairman of the SmallSat Alliance

Aerospace Nation: A conversation with Lt Gen Timothy D. Haugh - Video

  • Event Date: 15 July 2020

  • Speaker: Lt Gen Timothy Haugh, Commander, Sixteeth Air Force (Air Forces Cyber)

Nuclear Deterrence Forum with Mr. Uzi Rubin - Report | Article | Video

  • Event Date: 14 July 2020

  • Speaker: Mr. Uzi Rubin, Former Director of the Israel Missile Defense Organization

Aerospace Nation: A conversation with Lt Gen Warren Berry - Video

  • Event Date: 9 July 2020

  • Speaker: Lt Gen Warren Berry, Deputy Chief of Staff for Logistics, Engineering and Force Protection, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, the Pentagon

Mitchell Virtual Paper Rollout - Building an Effective, Efficient Air Force: The Imperative for Cost-Per-Effect Analysis - Video

  • Event Date: 8 July 2020

  • Speakers: Lt Gen (Ret.) David Deptula, Douglas Birkey, Brig Gen David A. Harris, Director, AFWIC, and Dr. Bill LaPlante, Senior Vice President and General Manager for MITRE National Security Sector 

Aerospace Nation: A conversation with Gen Arnold W. Bunch - Video

  • Event Date: 1 July 2020

  • Speaker: Commander, Air Force Materiel Command, headquartered at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio

June 2020                                                                                            

Aerospace Nation: A conversation with Gen Jeffery Harrigian - Video

  • Event Date: 29 June 2020

  • Speaker: Gen Jeffery Harrigian, Commander, U.S. Air Forces in Europe; Commander, U.S. Air Forces Africa; Commander, Allied Air Command, headquartered at Ramstein Air Base, Germany; and Director, Joint Air Power Competence Centre, Kalkar, Germany

Aerospace Nation: A conversation with Gen James "Mobile" Holmes - Video

  • Event Date: 22 June 2020

  • Speaker: Gen James "Mobile" Holmes, Commander of Air Combat Command

Virtual Policy Paper Rollout: Long-Range Strike: Resetting the Balance of Stand-in and Stand-off Forces - Video Study Report

  • Event Date: 18 June 2020

  • Speakers:  Lt Gen David S. Nahom, Lt Gen (Ret.) David Deptula, & Col (Ret.) Mark Gunzinger

Space Power Forum with Lt Gen JT Thompson - Video

  • Event Date: 17 June 2020

  • Speaker: Lt Gen JT Thompson, Commander, Space and Missile Systems Center, Los Angeles Air Force Base, California

Aerospace Nation: A conversation with Mr. Shawn Barnes - Video

  • Event Date: 16 June 2020

  • Speaker: Mr. Barnes, Senior Executive Service Member, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Space Acquisition and Integration

Nuclear Deterrence Forum with Mr. Gordon Chang and Mr. Rick Fisher - Video

Event Date: 11 June 2020

  • Speakers: Mr. Gordon Chang, renowned author and China expert, and Mr. Rick Fisher, Senior Fellow on Asian Military Affairs at the International Assessment and Strategy Center

Aerospace Nation: A conversation with Lt Gen Rice - Video

  • Event Date: 10 June 2020

  • Speaker: Lt Gen Rice, Director, Air National Guard

Aerospace Nation: A conversation with Dr. Will Roper - Video

  • Event Date: 9 June 2020

  • Speaker: Dr. Roper, Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics

Aerospace Nation: A conversation with Lt Gen Shanahan - Video

  • Event Date: 4 June 2020

  • Speaker: Lt Gen Shanahan, Director of Joint Artificial Intelligence Center

Virtual Policy Paper Rollout: Modernizing Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Export Policy for Effective Coalition Forces - Policy Paper | Video

  • Event Date: 3 June 2020

  • Speakers: Mr. Keith Webster, President of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Defense and Aerospace Export Council (DAEC), Ms. Heather Penney, & Maj Gen (Ret.) Larry Stutzriem

MAY 2020                                                                                            

Aerospace Nation: A conversation with Brig Gen Hinote - Video

  • Event Date: 27 May 2020

  • Speaker: Brig Gen Hinote, Acting Director of Air Force Warfighting Integration Capability 

Nuclear Deterrence Forum with Drew Walter - Video

Event Date: 26 May 2020

  • Speaker: Drew Walter, Performing the Duties of Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Nuclear Matters at U.S. Department of Defense

Nuclear Deterrence Forum with Dr. Schneider & Dr. Blank - Video

Event Date: 22 May 2020

  • Speakers: Dr. Mark Schneider, Senior Analyst with the National Institute for Public Policy, and Dr. Stephen Blank, Senior Fellow at the Foreign Policy Research Institute

Aerospace Nation: A conversation with Gen Stephen Wilson - Video

  • Event Date: 20 May 2020

  • Speaker: Gen Stephen Wilson, Vice Chief of Staff, U.S. Air Force

Space Power Forum with Lt Gen DT Thompson - Video

  • Event Date: 12 May 2020

  • Speaker: Lt Gen DT Thompson, Vice Commander, U.S. Space Force

Aerospace Nation: A conversation with Preston Dunlap - Video

  • Event Date: 7 May 2020

  • Speaker: Mr. Preston C. Dunlap, Chief Architect of the United States Air Force
  • Event Slides

Aerospace Nation: A conversation with Gen O'Shaughnessy - Video

  • Event Date: 4 May 2020

  • Speaker: Gen O'Shaughnessy, Commander, United States Northern Command and North American Aerospace Defense Command

APRIL 2020                                                                                         

Nuclear Deterrence Forum with Gen Ray - Video

Event Date: 29 April 2020

  • Speaker: Gen Ray, Commander, Air Force Global Strike Command

Aerospace Nation: A conversation with the Honorable Matt Donovan - Video

  • Event Date: 28 April 2020

  • Speaker: Hon. Matt Donovan, Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness

Space Power Forum: US Space Command/NRO Operations - Video

  • Event Date: 24 April 2020

  • Speaker: BG James, Joint Task Force-Space Defense Commander and US Space Command J3, and Maj Gen Guetlein, Deputy Director, National Reconnaissance Office

Aerospace Nation: A conversation with Dr. Mark Lewis - Video

  • Event Date: 22 April 2020

  • Speaker: Dr. Mark Lewis, Director of Defense Research and Engineering for Modernization

Nuclear Deterrence Forum with Frank Miller - Video

  • Event Date: 17 April 2020

  • Speaker: Frank Miller, Principal, The Scowcroft Group

Aerospace Nation: A conversation with Lt Gen Nahom - Video

  • Event Date: 16 April 2020 

  • Speaker: Lt Gen Nahom, Deputy Chief of Staff for Plans and Programs, Headquarters U.S. Air Force

Aerospace Nation: A conversation with Gen Raymond - Video

  • Event Date: 7 April 2020 

  • Speaker: Gen Raymond, Chief of Space Operations of the United States Space Force and Commander of the United States Space Command

Aerospace Nation: A conversation with Gen Goldfein - Video

  • Event Date: 1 April 2020 

  • Speaker: Gen Goldfein, Air Force Chief of Staff 

2019                                                                                                    

Space Power Breakfast Series 2019 Wrap Up 

  • Event Date: 13 December 2019
  • Speaker: Lt Gen JT Thompson, Commander, Space and Missile Systems Center

How Space Enables Theater Warfighting

  • Event Date: 15 November 2019
  • Speaker: Maj Gen Stephen Whiting, Commander, 14th Air Force, Air Force Space Command; and Deputy Joint Force Space Component Commander, US Strategic Command

 

Launch Ranges

  • Event Date: 9 October 2019
  • Speaker: Brig Gen Doug Schiess, Commander, 45th Space Wing

Stand Up of USSPC - Video

  • Event Date: 27 September 2019
  • Speaker: Gen John Raymond, Commander, US Space Command, and Air Force Space Command

Deterrence in Space - Transcript

  • Event Date: 6 September 2019
  • Speaker: Lt Gen Joseph Guastella, Commander, US Air Forces Central Command, AFCENT

Layered Defense

  • Event Date: 9 August 2019
  • Speaker: Col Dennis Bythewood, Program Executive Officer for Space Development, Space and Missile Systems Center
Space Cadre/Space Training
  • Event Date: 19 July 2019
  • Speaker: Brig Gen DeAnna Burt, Director of Operations and Communications, Headquarters, Air Force Space Command
Space Superiority
  • Event Date: 20 June 2019
  • Speaker: Col Stephen Purdy, Director, Space Superiority Systems Directorate, Space and Missile Systems Center
The Space Development Agency: A Review Transcript
  • Event Date: 14 June 2019
  • Speaker: Dr. Fred Kennedy, Director, Space Development Agency
The Importance of Data in the Space Domain
  • Event Date: 3 May 2019
  • Speaker: Maj Gen Kimberly Crider, Mobilization Assistant to the Commander, Air Force Space Command
Architecting the Air Force Space Enterprise
  • Event Date: 22 February 2019
  • Speaker: Col Russell Teehan, Portfolio Architect of the AF Space and Missile Systems Center, and Mr. Michael Dickey, Director, Enterprise Strategy and Architectures Office
Summary of 2018 Space Activities
  • Event Date: 25 January 2019
  • Speaker: Lt Gen DT Thompson, Vice Commander, Air Force Space Command

Mitchell Hour 2019 Archive

Moving Towards the Air Force We Need? Assessing Air Force Budget Trends Paper Release - Video

  • Event Date: 3 December 2019
  • Speaker: Col Mark Gunzinger, USAF (Ret), Director, Future Aerospace Concepts and Capability Assessments, Mitchell Institute for Aerospace Studies, and Col Carl Rehberg, USAF (Ret), Non-resident Senior Fellow, Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments

AFSOC Aviation Portfolio Update - Video

  • Event Date: 18 November 2019
  • Speaker: Brig Gen David Harris, Director, Strategic Plans, Programs, and Requirements, Air Force Special Operations Command
The Future of RAF - USAF Cooperation and Integration - Video
  • Event Date: 11 October 2019
  • Speaker: Air Chief Marshal Mike Wigston, Chief of the Air Staff, Royal Air Force
Light Attack Aviation: A Current Operational Perspective 
  • Event Date: 11 September 2019
  • Opening Remarks: Rep Michael Waltz, Florida, 6th District, and Rep Jason Crow, Colorado, 6th District
  • Panelists: Brig Gen Ziad Haykal, Commander, Lebanese Air Force; Col Abdul Hadi Barakzai, Military Attaché, Embassy of Afghanistan; and Phillip "Convoy" Clay, USN (Ret), Test Pilot, Imminent Fury/Combat Dragon
  • Moderator: Maj Gen Larry Stutzriem, USAF (Ret), Director of Research, Mitchell Institute of Aerospace Studies
Restoring U.S. Military Competitiveness: Mosaic Warfare
  • Event Date: 10 September 2019
  • Panelists: Dr Tim Grayson, Director of the Strategic Technology Office, DARPA; Lt Gen David Deptula, USAF (Ret), Dean, Mitchell Institute for Aerospace Studies; Heather Penney, Senior Resident Fellow, Mitchell Institute for Aerospace Studies; and Dan Javorsek, Program Manager for the Strategic Technology Office, DARPA
Building Tomorrow's Air Force - Video
  • Event Date: 5 September 2019
  • Panelists: Lt Gen Tim Fay, Deputy Chief of Staff for Strategy, Integration, and Requirements, Headquarters U.S. Air Force; Dave Gerber, Senior Principal Systems Engineer, MITRE Corporation, and Mark Gunzinger, Director of Future Aerospace Concepts and Capabilities Assessments, Mitchell Institute 
  • Moderator: Doug Birkey, Executive Director, Mitchell Institute
Next Generation Air Superiority - Video
  • Event Date: 7 August 2019
  • Panelists: Maj Gen David Krumm, USAF, Global Power Programs, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics; Maj Gen Michael Fantini, USAF, Director, Air Force Warfighting Integrating Capability, Deputy Chief of Staff for Strategy, Integration, and Requirements; and Lt Gen Jon Davis, USMC (Ret), former Marine Corps Deputy Commandant of Aviation
How the Indo-Pacific and PACAF Strategies Are Shaping the Global Future - Video
  • Event Date: 30 July 2019
  • Speaker: Gen Charles Brown, Commander, Pacific Air Forces
Warfare in the Information Age
  • Event Date: 6 June 2019
  • Speaker: Lt Gen BJ Shwedo, Director of Command, Control, Communications, and Computers/Cyber and Chief Information Officer, Joint Staff, J-6
Global Integration and 21st Century Conflict: From Strategy to Action - Video
  • Event Date: 15 May 2019
  • Speaker: Lt Gen David Allvin, Director of Strategy, Plans, and Policy
Field Tomorrow's Air Force Faster, SmarterVideo
  • Event Date: 12 April 2019
  • Speaker: Dr William Roper, Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics
FY 2020 Presidential Budget Review - Video
  • Event Date: 14 March 2019
  • Speaker: Maj Gen David Krumm, Director of Strategic Plans, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Strategic Plans and Requirements
A Strategy-Driven Air Force: Anticipating the FY 2020 Budget Release Panel Discussion Video
  • Event Date: 6 March 2019
  • Panelists: Lt Gen (Ret) David Deptula, Dean, Mitchell Institute for Aerospace Studies; Maj Gen (Ret), Larry Stutzriem, Director of Research, Mitchell Institute of Aerospace Studies; Mark Gunzinger, Senior Fellow, Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments; and John Venable, Senior Research Fellow for Defense Policy, The Heritage Foundation
The Future Air ForceVideo
  • Event Date: 18 January 2019
  • Speaker: Honorable Matt Donovan, Under Secretary of the United States Air Force
2019 Strategic Deterrence Breakfast Series 
Update on China's Strategic Offense and Defense Forces; China in a Future INF Treaty
  • Event Date: 14 August 2019
  • Speakers: Rick Fisher, Senior Fellow on Asian Military Affairs, International Assessment and Strategy Center, and Mark Stokes, Executive Director, The Project 2049 Institute
  • Co-sponsored by International Assessment and Strategy Center
American Strategy and the Iranian Challenge
  • Event Date: 13 August 2019
  • Speaker: Ilan Berman, Senior Vice President, American Foreign Policy Council
Nuclear and Missile Proliferation: Iran and North Korea
  • Event Date: 25 July 2019
  • Speaker: Rep Mike Turner, Ohio, 10th District, and Ranking Member, House Armed Services Committee Strategic Forces Subcommittee
A Review of the NPR, National Security Strategy, and Nuclear Deterrence
  • Event Date: 24 July 2019
  • Speaker: Gen Stephen Wilson, Vice Chief of Staff, United States Air Force
Missile Defense: A Review and Assessment
  • Event Date: 12 July 2019
  • Speaker: Rep Mo Brooks, Alabama 5th District, Member, House Armed Services Committee
Missile Defense and Directed Energy - Transcript
  • Event Date: 11 July 2019
  • Speaker: Lt Gen Trey Obering, USAF (Ret), Executive Vice President, Booz Allen Hamilton
Nuclear Arms Control and Deterrent Futures: An Assessment
  • Event Date: 10 July 2019
  • Speaker: Madelyn Creedon, President, Green Marble Group, LLC, and Lt Gen Frank Klotz, USAF (Ret), Former Under Secretary of Energy for Nuclear Security, Department of Energy

From Iran to Syria, from Hezbollah to Hamas to Houthis: Middle Eastern Missile Threats

  • Event Date: 9 July 2019
  • Speaker: Uzi Rubin, Senior Fellow, Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies

Maintaining Maritime Security

  • Event Date: 2 July 2019
  • Speaker: ADM John Richardson, Chief of Naval Operations, United States Navy
The USAF Role in Nuclear Modernization and Sustainment
  • Event Date: 26 June 2019
  • Speaker: Gen David Goldfein, Chief of Staff, United States Air Force

Can We Extend New Start, Keep Arms Control, Stop Proliferation, and Modernize Our Nuclear Deterrence?

  • Event Date: 25 June 2019
  • Speaker: Susan Koch, Distinguished Research Fellow, National Defense University, and Paula DeSutter, Former Assistant Secretary of State for Verification, Compliance, and Implementation, Department of State

Keeping a National Consensus on Nuclear Policy

  • Event Date: 18 June 2019
  • Speaker: John Harvey, Former Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Nuclear, Chemical, and Biological Defense, Department of Defense

A Practical Guide to Missile Defense Next Steps - Transcript

  • Event Date: 13 June 2019
  • Speaker: LTG Richard Formica, USA (Ret), Vice President, Strategic Accounts, CALIBRE, and Brig Gen Kenneth Todorov, USAF (Ret), Vice President, Missile Defense Solutions, Northrop Grumman

Escalation and Limited Wars with China or Russia? - Transcript

  • Event Date: 7 June 2019
  • Speaker: Elbridge Colby, Director, Defense Program, Center for a New American Society, and James Acton, Co-Director, Nuclear Policy Program, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

The China Challenge: Connecting Military and Political Dots

  • Event Date: 4 June 2019
  • Speaker: Joe Bosco, Senior Fellow, Center for Strategic and International Studies, and Dr. Matthew Kroenig, Professor, Georgetown University

Deterrence, Modernization, and Arms Control - Transcript

  • Event Date: 24 May 2019
  • Speaker: Franklin Miller, Principal, Scowcraft Group
Strategic Capabilities: An Assessment of Progress Post NPR
  • Event Date: 23 May 2019
  • Speaker: Dr Peter Fanta, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Nuclear Matters, Department of Defense
Providing for the Common Defense - Transcript
  • Event Date: 17 May 2019
  • Speaker: Dr Kathleen Hicks, Senior Vice President, Center for Strategic and International Studies, and Dr Tom Mahnken, President and Chief Executive Officer, Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments
The Nuclear Posture Review and Missile Defense Review: American Strategy Explained
  • Event Date: 16 May 2019
  • Speaker: Dr Robert Soofer, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Nuclear and Missile Defense Policy, Department of Defense
China's Peer Challenges: Nuclear and Space Modernization, Power Projections, and Political Strategy - Transcript
  • Event Date: 9 May 2019
  • Speaker: Gordon Chang, Contributor, Daily Beast
Missile Defense and Nuclear Deterrence and Alliance Relations
  • Event Date: 8 May 2019
  • Speaker: Dr Tom Karako, Senior Fellow, Center for Strategic and International Studies, and Frank Rose, Senior Fellow, Security and Strategy, Brookings Institute
Opportunities for Nuclear and Missile Defense Strategies: Two Perspectives - Transcript
  • Event Date: 30 April 2019
  • Speaker: Rebeccah Heinrichs, Senior Fellow, Hudson Institute, and James Miller, Adaptive Strategic, LLC
Perspectives on Nuclear Modernization - Transcript
  • Event Date: 26 April 2019
  • Speaker: Gen Kevin Chilton, USAF (Ret), Senior Fellow, National Defense University, and Gen Robert Kehler, USAF (Ret), Senior Fellow, National Defense University
The GBSD Rationale and Strategic Nuclear Requirements - Transcript
  • Event Date: 23 April 2019
  • Speaker: Maj Gen Roger Burg, USAF (Ret), President, O'Malley Burg Consulting, and Maj Gen Donald Alston, USAF (Ret), President, Alston Strategic Consulting
US Power as a Non-Proliferation Tool - Transcript
  • Event Date: 18 April 2019
  • Speaker: Dr Christopher Ford. Assistant Secretary of State for International Security and Non-Proliferation, Department of State
Russian Nuclear Threats and Strategic Objectives - Transcript
  • Event Date: 17 April 2019
  • Speaker: Dr Stephen Blank, Senior Fellow, American Foreign Policy Council, and Dr Mark Schneider, Senior Analyst, National Institute for Public Policy

2018                                                                                                    

Space Training and Exercises
  • Event Date: 2 November 2018
  • Speaker: Brig Gen DeAnna Burt, Vice Commander, US Air Force Warfare Center
US Allies in Space Operations
  • Event Date: 26 October 2018
  • Panelists: Wing Commander Sean Gell, Royal Australian Air Force, and Wing Commander Neville Clayton, Staff Officer Space, Brititsh Embassy
Command and Control
  • Event Date: 26 September 2018
  • Speaker: Brig Gen Bradley Saltzman, Director of Current Operations, Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations
Space Policy 
  • Event Date: 4 May 2018
  • Speaker: Mr Steve Kitay, SES, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Space Policy
Space as a Warfighting Domain - Transcript
  • Event Date: 2 March 2018
  • Speaker: Maj Gen Joseph Guastella, Jr., Director of Integrated Air, Space, Cyberspace, and ISR Operations, Air Force Space Command
 
Space as a Warfighting Domain
  • Event Date: 16 February 2018
  • Speaker: The Honorable Heather Wilson, Secretary, US Air Force
Mitchell Hour 2018 Archive
AFWIC and Future Force Design - Video
  • Event Date: 18 December 2018
  • Speaker: Maj Gen Michael Fantini, Director, Air Force Warfighting Integration Capability
Air Force Operations: Increasing Readiness and Lethality - Video
  • Event Date: 5 December 2018
  • Speaker: Lt Gen Mark Kelly, Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations, US Air Force
The ISR Flight Plan - Video
  • Event Date: 2 August 2018
  • Speaker: Lt Gen "Dash" Jamieson, Deputy Chief of Staff for ISR, US Air Force
Air Force Rapid Capabilities Office Video
  • Event Date: 25 June 2018
  • Panelists: Randall Walden, SES, Director and Program Executive Officer, Air Force Rapid Capabilities Office
Air Force Sustainment Center, a Linchpin of Readiness - Video
  • Event Date: 23 May 2018
  • Speaker: Lt Gen Lee Levy, Commander, Air Force Sustainment Center
Light Combat Aircraft: Looking at O/A-X and Beyond - Video
  • Event Date: 18 May 2018
  • Panelists: Mr James Dunn, Air Combat Command; Maj Gen Lawrence Stutzriem, USAF (Ret), Mitchell Institute for Aerospace Studies; and Lt Col Michael Buck, USAF (Ret), Mitchell Institute for Aerospace Studies
An Air Force Operations Analysis Brief - Video
  • Event Date: 7 May 2018
  • Speaker: Lt Gen Jerry Harris, Jr., Deputy Chief of Staff, Strategic Plans and Requirements
Allied Aerospace Power - Video
  • Event Date: 16 April 2018
  • Panelists: Gen David Goldfein, Chief of Staff, US Air Force, and Sir Stephen Hillier, Air Chief Marshall, Royal Air Force
Current Acquisition Challenges and Opportunities Video
  • Event Date: 14 March 2018
  • Panelists: Gen Ellen Pawlikowski, Commander, Air Force Materiel Command
Fiscal Year 2019 Budget Priorities - Video
  • Event Date: 12 February 2018
  • Speaker: Honorable Matt Donovan, Under Secretary, US Air Force
Threats to Air Supremacy - Video, Russian Armed Forces: Year-End Review
  • Event Date: 4 January 2018
  • Speaker: Lt Gen Chris Nowland, Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations, and Lt Gen VeraLinn "Dash" Jamieson, Deputy Chief of Staff for ISR
2018 Strategic Deterrence Breakfast Series
Missile Defense Perspectives
  • Event Date: 25 September 2018
  • Speaker: LTG Richard Formica, USA (Ret), Vice President, Defense Accounts, CALIBRE, and Brig Gen Kenneth Todorov, USAF (Ret), Vice President, Missile Defense Solutions, Northrop Grumman
The Post-NPR Nuclear Weapons Stockpile
  • Event Date: 21 September 2018
  • Speaker: Dr Peter Fanta, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Nuclear Matters, Department of Defense
Nuclear Deterrence, Missile Defense, and Space: Paths Forward - Transcript
  • Event Date: 10 August 2018
  • Speaker: General Paul Selva, Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
The Future of the US Undersea Strategic Deterrent: Perspectives from the Hill
  • Event Date: 24 July 2018
  • Speaker: Rep Joe Courtney, 2d District, Connecticut
A Review of Middle East and East Asian Missile Threats: Iran and North Korea Connections
  • Event Date: 10 July 2018
  • Speaker: Uzi Rubin, Former Director, Israeli MDO
Six Months After the NPR: How Are We Doing?
  • Event Date: 28 June 2018
  • Speaker: John Harvey, Independent Consultant
Missile Defense in a Dangerous World: A Report - Slides
  • Event Date: 26 June 2018
  • Speaker: Lt Gen Samuel Greaves, Director, Missile Defense Agency
Strategic Nuclear Deterrence, Missile Defense, and Space Policy
  • Event Date: 21 June 2018
  • Speaker: Rep Mike Rogers, 3d District, Alabama
Nuclear and Missile Proliferation: China, Iran, and North Korea - Transcripts
  • Event Date: 12 June 2018
  • Speaker: Claudia Rosetti, Foreign Policy Fellow, Independent Women's Forum, and Benham Ben-Taleblu, Research Fellow, Foundation for Defense of Democracies
NATO and Extended Deterrence and Missile Defense
  • Event Date: 5 June 2018
  • Speaker: Rebeccah Heinrichs, Hudson Institute, and Matthew Kroenig, Georgetown Institute
The North Korean Nuclear and Missile Puzzle - Transcript
  • Event Date: 22 May 2018
  • Speaker: Joe Bosco, Center for Strategic and International Studies, and Bruce Kilngner, Heritage Foundation
Proliferation, Deterrence, and Strategic Decisions - Transcript
  • Event Date: 16 May 2018
  • Speaker: Brad Roberts, Director, Center for Global Security Research, LLNL
The Important Things the NPR Does and Does Not Do: Myth and Reality - Transcript
  • Event Date: 15 May 2018
  • Speaker: Franklin Miller, Principal, Scowcraft Group
The MDR: Opportunities and Challenges for Future Missile Defense - Transcript
  • Event Date: 11 May 2018
  • Speaker: Lt Gen Trey Obering, USAF (Ret), Executive Vice President, Booz Allen Hamilton
Reviewing the Nuclear Deterrence, Some Senate Perspectives - Transcript
  • Event Date: 10 May 2018
  • Speaker: Sen Heidi Heitkamp, North Dakota
The Emerging Strategic Environment
  • Event Date: 3 May 2018
  • Speaker: Bill Schneider, Defense Science Board and Senior Fellow, Hudson Institute
The NPR Challenges - Transcript
  • Event Date: 2 May 2018
  • Speaker: Dave Trachtenberg, Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Policy, Department of Defense
The GBSD and B-21/LRSO: Nuclear Deterrent Futures
  • Event Date: 1 May 2018
  • Speaker: Lt Gen Jack Weinstein, Deputy Chief of Staff, Strategic Deterrence and Nuclear Integration
Connecting Arms Control to Strategic Deterrent Requirements - Transcript
  • Event Date: 27 April 2018
  • Speaker: Susan Koch, Distinguished Research Fellow, National Defense University Center for the Study of Weapons of Mass Destruction, and Frank Rose, Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution
China: Emerging Peer Danger - Transcript
  • Event Date: 25 April 2018
  • Speaker: Richard Fisher, Senior Fellow on Asian Military Affairs, International Assessment and Strategy Center, and Gordon Chang, Author and Columnist, Forbes
The Nuclear and Missile Defense Dimension - Transcript
  • Event Date: 24 April 2018
  • Speaker: Mark Schneider, Senior Analyst, National Institute for Public Policy, and Steve Blank, Senior Fellow, American Foreign Policy Council
Extended Nuclear Deterrence and Missile Defense Challenges in NATO and Asia-Pacific - Transcript
  • Event Date: 20 April 2018
  • Speaker: Tom Karako, Missile Defense Project, Center for Strategic and International Studies, and Michaela Dodge, Center for National Defense, Heritage Foundation
The Nuclear Posture Review and the Columbia Class Deterrent
  • Event Date: 13 April 2018
  • Speaker: VADM Terry Benedict, Director, US Navy Strategic Systems Programs
Defending the Record of US Nuclear Deterrence - Transcript
  • Event Date: 13 April 2018
  • Speaker: Gen Kevin Chilton, USAF (Ret), Former Commander, United States Strategic Command

2017                                                                                                   

Year End Wrap-Up - Transcript
  • Event Date: 8 December 2017
  • Speaker: Gen John "Jay" Raymond, Commander, Air Force Space Command DeAnna Burt, Vice Commander, US Air Force Warfare Center
Leading in a Rapidly Changing World: Policy Issues in Global Space Operations - Video
  • Event Date: 5 December 2017
  • Panelists: Jamie Morin, Aerospace Corporation; Jim Vedda, Aerospace Corporation; and Peter Hays, George Washington University
Multi Domain Command and Control - Slides, Transcript
  • Event Date: 17 November 2017
  • Speaker: Brig Gen Bradley Saltzman, Director of Current Operations, Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations
Agile Acquisition 
  • Event Date: 3 November 2017
  • Speaker: Lt Gen John Thompson, Commander, Space and Missile Systems Center
 
US Allies in Space Operations
  • Event Date: 27 October 2017
  • Panelists: Air Vice-Marshal 'Rocky' Rochelle, Chief of Staff Capability and Force Development, Royal Air Force, and Wing Commander Steven Henry, Principal DoD Space Advisor Staff, Pentagon, Royal Australian Air Force
 
Keeping a Decisive Edge: Agile Software Development in the USAF - Transcript
  • Event Date: 14 July 2017
  • Speaker: Gen Ellen Pawlikowski, Commander, Air Force Materiel Command
Space, Nuclear, and Missile Defense Modernization - Video
  • Event Date: 20 June 2016
  • Panelists: Gen John Hyten, Commander, US Strategic Command
The Space Mission Force - Transcript
  • Event Date: 9 June 2017
  • Panelists: Col Deanna Burt, 50th Space Wing Commander, Air For Space Command; Col David Miller, 460th Space Wing Commander, Buckley AFB, CO, and Col Doug Schiess, 21st Space Wing Commander, Peterson AFB, CO
Space Capabilities 
  • Event Date: 14 April 2017
  • Speaker: Lt Gen David Buck, Commander, 14th Air Force, Air Force Space Command, and Commander, JFCC Space (US Strategic Command)
 
Space Policy for the Next Generation - Transcript
  • Event Date: 30 March 2017
  • Panelists: The Honorable Steven Isakowitz, President and Chief Executive Officer, Aerospace Corporation; Maj Gen Roger Teague, Director, Space Programs, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Acquisitions; and Scott Pace, Director, Space Policy Institute and Professor of the Practice of International Affairs, George Washington University
 
Space, A Warfighting Domain - Transcript
  • Event Date: 3 February 2017
  • Speaker: Gen David Goldfein, Chief of Staff, US Air Force
Mitchell Hour 2017 Archive 
The Operational National Guard: A Unique and Capable Component of the Joint Force - Video
  • Event Date: 17 December 2017
  • Speaker: Gen Joseph Lengyel, Chief, National Guard Bureau
Readiness on the Line: Preparing Today's Force for Future Fights - Audio
  • Event Date: 20 November 2017
  • Speaker: Gen Mike Holmes, Commander, Air Combat Command
Survivability in the Digital Age: The Imperative for Stealth
  • Event Date: 2 August 2017
  • Opening Remarks: Sen Mike Rounds, South Dakota
  • Panelists: Maj Gen Mark Barrett, USAF (Ret), and Col Mason Carpenter, USAF (Ret)
The Future of Air Superiority Video
  • Event Date: 10 July 2017
  • Panelists: Brig Gen Alex Grynkewich, Air Superiority 2030 Lead; Col Tom Coglitore, Chief Air Superiority Core Function Team, Air Combat Command; and Jeff Saling, Analysis Lead, Air Superiority 2030
State of Electronic Warfare in the DoD - Video, Slides
  • Event Date: 22 June 2017
  • Speaker: Dr William Conley, Deputy Director, Electronic Warfare, Office of the Under Secretary of Defense (Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics)
Fast Space: Rethinking Access
  • Event Date: 8 May 2017
  • Panelists: Maj Gen Peter Gersten, Director of Strategic Plans; Hoyt Davison, Near Earth, LLC; Lt Col Peter Garretson, Joint Warfare Instructor, Air University; Charles E. Miller, NexGen Space, LLC; Lt Col Thomas Schilling, Commander's Action Group, Air University
Air Force Operations and the Future Force - Video
  • Event Date: 12 April 2017
  • Speaker: Lt Gen Mark Nowland, Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations
DoD Strategic Capabilities Development - Video
  • Event Date: 28 March 2017
  • Speaker: Dr William Roper, Director, Strategic Capabilities Office, Office of the Secretary of Defense
The Future of the Air National Guard Video
  • Event Date: 7 February 2017
  • Speaker: Lt Gen Scott Rice, Director, Air National Guard

2016

  • April 27, 2016: “Missile Defense & Deterrent Issues Facing NATO and Europe”

Tom Karako, CSIS

James Acton, Carnegie Endowment

Transcript

  • April 21, 2016: “DPRK Nuclear and Missile Threats”       

Bruce Klingner, Heritage Foundation

James Przystup, National Defense University

 

  • April 20, 2016:  “Russia's New Strategic Doctrine & Capabilities”         

Mark Schneider, National Inst of Public Policy

Steve Blank, American Foreign Policy Council

Transcript

 

  • May 5, 2016: "Advancing US & Allied Security: Missile Defense"

Frank Rose, Assistant Secretary of State for Arms Control, Verification and Compliance

Video

  • May 10, 2016: “Dealing With—and Dissuading—Russia: Missile Defense and Arms Control in NATO”

Rebeccah Heinrichs, Fellow, Hudson & Marshall Institutes

Steve Pifer, Director, Brookings Arms Control & Non-Proliferation Initiative​

Transcript

  • May 13, 2016: “Does A Modern Deterrent Matter?--The Case of Ballistic Missile Defense & Nuclear Forces”

Frank Miller, Principal, The Scowcroft Group​

Transcript

  • May 26, 2016: “Budget Futures: Some Assessment of the Nuclear Enterprise & Missile Defense”

Todd Harrison, CSIS

Evan Montgomery, CSBA

Transcript

  • July 7, 2016: “The Missile Defense Program: A Review”

Lt Gen Richard Formica, USA, (Ret)

Brig Gen Kenneth Todorov, USAF (Ret) 

  • July 13, 2016: “HASC Nuclear & Missile Defense Agenda”

Rep Mike Rogers, 3rd District, AL  ​

  • July 28, 2016: “The Land & Air Based Deterrent”

Gen Robin Rand, Commander, Air Force Global Strike Command

Transcript

  • May 13, 2016: “Does A Modern Deterrent Matter?--The Case of Ballistic Missile Defense & Nuclear Forces”

Frank Miller, Principal, The Scowcroft Group​

Transcript

  • May 13, 2016: “Does A Modern Deterrent Matter?--The Case of Ballistic Missile Defense & Nuclear Forces”

Frank Miller, Principal, The Scowcroft Group​

Transcript

2015

  • December 17, 2015: “The Need for the Shield Act: Protecting America from EMP Threats”       

Congressman Trent Franks (R-AZ), U.S. Representative, Arizona's 8th Congressional District       

Dr Bryan Gabbard, Co-chair, EMP Task Force, Jewish Institute for National Security Affairs

 

  • September 16, 2015: “Emerging Missile Defense and SMDC Requirements”       

Lt Gen David L. Mann, Commander, US Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command

 

  • July 24, 2015:  “Missile Defense, Arms Control and America's Security”         

Frank A. Rose, Assistant Secretary of State for Arms Control, Verification, and Compliance    

 

  • July 1, 2015: "Dealing With—and Dissuading—Russia: Missile Defense and Arms Control in NATO and Eastern Europe: A Discussion"

Rebeccah Heinrichs, Fellow, Hudson Institute and Marshall Institute

Steve Pifer, Director of the Brookings Arms Control and Non-Proliferation Initiative

Transcript

 

  • June 26, 2015: “House Perspectives on Defense Spending, Deterrence and American Security”

Congressman Kevin Cramer (R-ND)

 

  • June 25, 2015:

"A Resurgent Russia: Its Strategy and Strategic Posture and Their Implications for the US and NATO"
Elbridge Colby, Senior Fellow at the Center for New American Security
“NE Asia Challenges for US Security: BMD and Nuclear Dimensions”
Maj Gen William Chambers (Ret), former USAF Assistant Chief of Staff for Strategic Deterrence  and Nuclear Integration
Transcript

 

  • June 19, 2015: "The Navy's Contribution to Nuclear Deterrence"

Vice Adm Terry Benedict, Director of the Navy's Strategic Systems Programs (SSP)

 

  • June 18, 2015: “The Missile Defense Program”

Brig Gen Kenneth Todorov, Deputy Director of Missile Defense Agency (MDA)
Transcript

 

  • June 16, 2015: “The Enduring Requirements of Deterrence: Implications for BMD, Space, & Nuclear Policy”

Lt Gen James Kowalski, USAF, Deputy Commander, US Strategic Command

 

  • June 12, 2015: “Congress and Threats to and Policies to Protect American Space Assets”

Congressman Jim Bridenstine (R-OK), Representative, Oklahoma 1st Congressional District

 

  • June 3, 2015: “Strategic Deterrence in the Coming Decades—BMD and Nuclear Challenges”

James Miller, President, Adaptive Strategies

 

  • May 29, 2015: “Some Nuclear Deterrent Perspectives”

Rear Adm Joseph E Tofalo, USN, Director, Undersea Warfare Division (N97)

 

  • May 26, 2015: 

“China’s Nuclear Build-up—Implications for American Strategic Strategy”
Rick Fischer, Senior Fellow, Asian Military Affairs, IASC
“China's and North Korea's Nukes Tip Balance Against the US”
Gordon Chang, Contributor, Forbes

“US and Allied Military Deterrence Challenges in the 2nd Nuclear Age”
Ed Timperlake, Senior Fellow, Technology Assessment and Security, IASC
         

  • May 22, 2015: “Does A Modern Deterrent Matter?  The Case of Ballistic Missile Defense and Nuclear Forces”

Frank Miller, Principal, The Scowcroft Group

 

  • May 19, 2015: “Deterrent Options for the Future”

Ambassador Linton Brooks, Senior Adviser to the Center for Strategic and International Studies

 

  • May 13, 2015: “The Requirements and Contributions of Nuclear Deterrence”

Maj Gen Garrett Harencak, USAF, Agile Combat Support, Strategic Deterrence and Nuclear Integration

 

  • May 12, 2015: “Defining U.S. Nuclear Strategy and Posture in 2020-2050”

Clark Murdock, Senior Adviser to the International Security Program, Center for Strategic and International Studies

 

  • April 28, 2015: “What is an Affordable and Credible Nuclear Deterrent?”

Senator John Hoeven (R-ND), North Dakota

 

  • April 21, 2015: “AFGSC: Reflections on the Past and a Look into the Future”

Lt Gen Stephen Wilson, USAF, Commander, Air Force Global Strike Command

 

  • April 17, 2015:

“Meditations on US Nuclear Deterrence and Missile Defense Strategy: Growing DPRK, Iran, and China Power”
 Chris Ford, Chief Counsel, US Senate Committee on Appropriations
“Time to Get North Korean Sanctions Right”
Bruce Klingner, Sr Research Fellow for Northeast Asia at The Heritage Foundation

 

  • April 14, 2015: 

"Russian Nuclear Modernization, the Ukraine Crisis, and the Threat to NATO"
Mark Schneider, Senior Consultant, National Institute of Public Policy
"Russia's New Strategic Doctrine and Capabilities"
Steve Blank, Senior Fellow, Russia, American Foreign Policy Council

 

  • March 27, 2015: "EPAA and Ballistic Missile Defense in Europe"

Robert Bell, Senior Civilian Representative in Europe of the Secretary of Defense