The National Defense Panel has announced it will hold a press conference at the National Press Club, Thirteenth Floor, 529 14th Street NW, Washington, D.C., at 9:30 a.m. on Monday, December 1st, to discuss their report, "Transforming Defense - National Security in the 21st Century."
The Panel was mandated by Congress to conduct an independent assessment of 21st century security challenges and to explore innovative and forward-thinking ways to meet them. Its report, a copy of which is due to the Secretary of Defense on December 1st, reviews a range of potential 2020 challenges, identifies the implications for future military capabilities, and describes a commensurate transformation strategy.
The National Defense Panel, composed of nine distinguished civilian and military experts on national security, is chaired by Mr. Philip Odeen.
For further information visit the Panel's web site at www.dtic.mi./ndp or contact Paul Hanley at the National Defense Panel, (703) 602-4175, Ext. 108.