Monday, April 27thMarriott Residence Inn, Pentagon City (6:00-8:00PM)Colonel Troy ThomasDirector for Strategic Planning, National Security Council
2015 National Security Strategy: Process, Principles, and Priorities
Colonel (USAF) Troy Thomas is Director for Strategic Planning on the National Security Council staff. Prior to serving in the White House, Thomas was Special Assistant to two Chairmen of Joint Chiefs of Staff and Director of the Chairman’s Action Group for General Martin Dempsey. Over the last twenty years, Thomas has led intelligence units in multiple operations with service throughout Asia and the Middle East. A graduate of the US Air Force Academy, he returned as an Assistant Professor of Political Science. Thomas holds advanced degrees from the University Texas, George Washington University, USMC School of Advanced Warfighting, and National War College. He is co-author of Warlords Rising and other publications.
For the Rethinking Seminar, Colonel Thomas will discuss the development of the 2015 National Security Strategy.