Military Affairs Task Force
On This Page
Thursday, May 17, 2012
Readiness and Environmental Protection Initiative (REPI)
Jan Larkin, Mission Sustainment Program, U.S. Department of Defense, Washington, D.C.
Pending Defense Cuts and Potential Impacts on States and Communities, Possible New Round of Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC)
Tim Ford, chief executive officer, Association of Defense Communities, Washington, D.C.
From Barracks to Backyard: Linking Community Resources to Military Families Post-Deployment
Elaine Dumler, separations specialist, ImAlreadyHome.com, Colorado
Legislator Roundtable: Task Force Members Will Report on Military Issues Affecting Their States and Proposed Legislation Related to Veterans, Military Personnel and their Families
Friday, May 18, 2012
Panel Discussion: Units Returning From Overseas Deployments in Iraq and Afghanistan Face Challenges and Need Increased Training Capacity at and Support From Installations
Brigadier General Richard Martin, commander, Colorado Air National Guard
Colonel Joel Best, commander, High Altitude Mountain Environment Training—the National Guard’s pre-eminent school for Individual Mountain Helicopter Training, Colorado Air National Guard
Helping the Returning Troops: National Veterans Employment Initiative, Service member and Spousal State Licensure and Other Key Military Family and Community Efforts and Private Sector Employment Efforts
Lieutenant Colonel (Ret.) Kevin Schmiegel, founder and executive director, Hiring Our Heroes Program, National Chamber Foundation, Washington, D.C.
Ed Kringer, director, State Liaison and Education Opportunity, Office of the Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Military Community and Family Policy, Washington, D.C.
Task Force Wrap-Up: Background on NCSL’s New Policy Directive Process and Review Draft of Conversion of Military Task Force Policies Resolutions into Policy Directives
Jon Jukuri, committee director, Labor and Economic Development, NCSL, Washington, D.C.
The Military Affairs Task Force will meet again on Aug. 6, 2012, 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. in Chicago in conjunction with the NCSL Annual Legislative Summit