FPRI in D.C.

The Future of Professional Military Education

April 18, 2012 | 2:00 pm

About the Event

Sponsored by the Foreign Policy Research Institute and the Reserve Officers Association

On April 18, 2012, the Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI) and the Reserve Officers Association (ROA) will present a workshop of leading authorities to discuss the current state of professional military education (PME) in the United States. The education of military officers is an important element of national security decision making and civil-military relations, but much debate surrounds how to educate strategic leaders.

This workshop will use Joan Johnson-Freese’s Winter 2012 Orbis article “The Reform of Military Education: Twenty-Five Years Later” to discuss and debate the current state of PME. Participants will include:

This event is also available by audio webcast.


Venue

Reserve Officers Association

One Constitution Avenue, NE
Washington. DC. US. 20002


Registration

Free for Members of FPRI and ROA
$20 for everyone else.

Reservations are required. RSVP: events@fpri.org

For more information contact 215 732 3774, ext 303 or events@fpri.org.


Speakers

Joan Johnson-Freese

Joan Johnson-Freese

Thomas E. Ricks

Thomas E. Ricks - Thomas E. Ricks is a Senior Fellow at the Center for a New American Security (CNAS). Mr. Ricks also writes an online blog for ForeignPolicy.com called -The Best Defense, and is the author of the new b...

Maj. Gen. Robert Scales

Maj. Gen. Robert Scales - Robert Scales is Chairman of the Advisory Board for SEC Mattis’ Close Combat Task Force.

Robert E. Feidler

Robert E. Feidler

Mackubin Thomas Owens

Mackubin Thomas Owens - Mackubin (Mac) T. Owens is a Senior Fellow at the Foreign Policy Research Institute. ; Moderator