Livestream: Military Family Summit

Nov 28, 2011
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2011 Congressional Military Family Caucus Summit Agenda

Capitol Visitor Center

December 1, 2011

8:30 – 8:40      Invocation

                        Reverend Patrick J. Conroy, U.S. House of RepresentativesChaplain

8:40 – 8:55      Congressional Military Family Caucus Co-chairs Welcome

Representative Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (D-GA), Co-Chair, CMFC

Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA), Co-Chair, CMFC

8:55 – 9:25      Keynote Speakers Remarks

Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Sergeant Major Bryan B. Battaglia

Army Reserve Command Sergeant Major, Sergeant Major Michael D. Schultz

Command Chief Master Sergeant of the Air National Guard, Command Chief Master Sergeant Christopher E. Muncy

9:25 – 9:55      Remarks From Other Members

9:55 – 11:15    Main Panel Discussion

Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Military and Community Family Policy, Mr. Robert L. Gordon, III

Chamber of Commerce Representative, Laura Dempsey    

Chief, Army Reserve Lieutenant General Jack C. Stultz

National Guard Bureau, Major General Randy Manner

Military Officer Association of America President,VADM (Ret) Norbert R. Ryan, Jr.

11:15 – 11:30  Administrative Remarks (Breakout Session Directions)  

11:30 – 11:45  Break – Move to Breakout Sessions

11:45 – 1:00    Breakout Sessions

–  Children’s Issues – Education; Exceptional Family Member Program Standardization; Impacts of Multiple Deployments

–  Active, Guard & Reserve Service Members Issues – Impacts of Multiple Deployments; PTSD; Transition; Retirements Benefits; TRICARE & Employment  

–  Spouses’ Issues – Spouses’ Employment, Education & Child Care  

–  Veteran’s Issues – Health Care; Employment & Homelessness

1:00 – 2:00      Lunch – On Your Own

2:00 – 2:45      Breakout Sessions – Presentations from Breakout Sessions

2:45 – 3:00      Congressional Military Family Caucus Co-chairs Closing Remarks

Representative Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (D-GA), Co-Chair, CMFC

Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA), Co-Chair, CMFC

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