- "Keynote Session: The Last 50 Years"
- "Featured Sessions: The U.S. Military After Vietnam"
- Friday, October 28
Chuck Hagel was the 24th Secretary of Defense. The only Vietnam veteran and the first enlisted combat veteran to serve as Secretary of Defense, Hagel also served two terms in the United States Senate representing the State of Nebraska.
Some of Hagel’s current commitments include serving on the Board of Trustees of RAND Corporation; Advisory Boards of Deutsche Bank America and Corsair Capital; Senior Advisor to Gallup and to the McCarthy Group; Distinguished Executive in Residence at Georgetown University; Distinguished Statesman at the Atlantic Council; Centennial Professor, University of Nebraska Omaha (UNO), and Board of Directors of the American Security Project.
Hagel is a 1971 UNO Graduate.