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HillVets CAPCON

  • 325 Russell Senate Office Building (map)

The Combat Myth: A Deeper Look at the Veteran Suicide Crisis

Veteran Before American: The Ethics of Deporting Immigrant Veterans

Shaping Cyber Policy for the Modern Battlefield

With special guest speakers and panelists including former Secretary of Defense, the Honorable Chuck Hagel.

HillVets CAPCON is a non-partisan leadership and policy forum created by HillVets LEAD Proteges. HillVets LEAD is a program designed to locate up-and-coming veteran leaders who are already engaged in policy or communications and build their skills via training from senior policy and communications experts. CAPCON represents the culmination of this training and requires them to create a panel that is dynamic, timely, ripe for discussion, and is not being discussed in a meaningful way in other forums.

With special guest speakers and panelists including:

  • Former Secretary of Defense, the Honorable Chuck Hagel

  • Senator Tammy Duckworth, U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee

  • Congressman Mark Takano, Chairman of the House Veteran Affairs Committee

  • Congressman Ruben Gallego

  • Congressman Andy Kim

  • Congressman Vincente González 

  • National Security Correspondent and Senior Writer at the New York Times, David Sanger

  • Senior Fellow and Director of the Military, Veterans, and Society Program at the Center for a New American Security (CNAS), Kayla Williams

  • Deputy Director of the Technology Policy Program at CSIS, Will Carter

  • Chief Film Critic for New York Magazine and CBS Sunday Morning, David Edelstein

  • Executive Director of The Boulder Crest Retreat for Wounded Warriors, Dusty Baxley

  • Independent News-Media Strategist, J. Ford Huffman

  • Chapter President of Green Card Veterans, Carlos Luna

  • Among others.