SDDC Commander to Lead Discussion on Power Projections Through Strategic Seaports

Apr 30, 2024 | From HQ

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Register today and get ready for the 2024 Surface Force Projection Conference (SFPC), May 14-17. The National Defense Transportation Association (NDTA) and Christopher Newport University’s Center for American Studies (CAS), promise SFPC will provide a unique educational and social opportunity to connect with experienced government and industry attendees at panel sessions capturing the 2024 SFPC theme, “Ready Now – Contested Joint Force Deployments to & through Strategic Ports.” 

MG Gavin Lawrence, USA, Commanding General, Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command (SDDC) will lead the panel discussion, “Lessons Learned: Power Projection through Strategic Seaports.” Power projection does not happen without the movement of forces through strategic seaports. The discussion will focus on the associated challenges, lessons learned and thoughts about improvement. 

The government and industry panelists joining MG Lawrence are:

COL Daniel J. Duncan, USA, I CORPS, Deputy Chief of Staff for G4 Sustainment

LTC Gregory S. Darling, USA, III Armored Corps Transportation Officer

COL Michael Patrick Post, USA, VXIII Airborne Corps, Assistant Chief of Staff G4

COL Michael Cashner, USA (Ret.), Vice President, Government Services, Landstar Transportation Logistics, Inc. 

Register for SFPC now and join the conversation around deploying forces in a contested environment through strategic seaports. SFPC 2024 – don’t miss it! Limited lodging may still be available at the Newport News Marriott at City Center or the Courtyard Newport News Airport hotel. Visit the NDTA website for details.

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