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November 16, 2023
Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Charles Q. Brown, Jr. to join Reagan National Defense Forum
General Brown will address policymakers and defense stakeholders at the 10th annual RNDF.
WASHINGTON, DC — The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Institute announced that U.S. Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Charles Q. Brown, Jr. will join the 2023 Reagan National Defense Forum (RNDF) at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, California, on December 1-2, 2023.
“In his previous visits to RNDF, General Brown has been a leading voice on the importance of America’s innovation ecosystem in meeting the 21st-century defense challenges we face,” said Roger Zakheim, Director of the Ronald Reagan Presidential Institute. “We look forward to welcoming him back to RNDF in his new role as Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff—especially during this time of increased conflict abroad.”
General Brown has served as the 21st Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff since October 1, 2023, before which he served as Chief of Staff of the U.S. Air Force. General Brown previously served in various Air Force positions, including as Commander of Pacific Air Forces and an assignment to the U.S. Air Force Weapons School as an F-16 Fighting Falcon Instructor.
General Brown will participate in a fireside chat at RNDF on Saturday, December 2. The conversation will be moderated by Shannon Bream of Fox News Sunday. This is General Brown’s third appearance at RNDF, where he previously spoke as Chief of Staff of the U.S. Air Force.
RNDF brings together leaders from across the political spectrum and key stakeholders in the defense community, including Members of Congress, current and former Administration officials, senior military officers, business and industry leaders, technology innovators, and national security policy experts.
Attendance at RNDF is by invitation only. Media who wish to attend must RSVP HERE, and a media relations team member will follow up to confirm credentials.
What: The Reagan National Defense Forum
Who: Chairman of the Joint Chief of Staff General Charles Q. Brown, Jr., Members of Congress, senior leadership of the Department of Defense, former officials, scholars, defense industry leaders, and members of the press
When: Friday – Saturday, December 1 – 2, 2023
Where: Ronald Reagan Presidential Library, 40 Presidential Drive, Simi Valley, CA 93065
For more information, visit www.RNDF.org and follow @ReaganInstitute.
Media Contact: Claude Chafin, firstname.lastname@example.org
About the Reagan Foundation and Institute: The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Institute is the nonprofit organization created by President Reagan himself and specifically charged by him with continuing his legacy and sharing his principles - individual liberty, economic opportunity, global democracy and national pride. The Foundation is a non-partisan organization which sustains the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum in Simi Valley, CA, the Reagan Center for Public Affairs, the Presidential Learning Center, The Air Force One Pavilion and the award-winning Discovery Center, as well as the Reagan Institute, which carries out the Foundation’s work in Washington, D.C. The Reagan Library houses over 55 million pages of Gubernatorial, Presidential and personal papers and over 60,000 gifts and artifacts chronicling the lives of Ronald and Nancy Reagan. It also serves as the final resting place of America’s 40th President and his First Lady. www.reaganfoundation.orgDownload Press Release