SILL Simulcast Series: Military Competition in Asia, Admiral Gary Roughead
Friday, January 24, 2020Time 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
2020 marks the 48th season of the Sarasota Institute of Lifetime Learning (SILL), a non-profit organization guided by an all-volunteer board that provides lectures on issues of major domestic or global importance. From China and Russia to Europe and the Middle East, speakers well versed in these areas will present their perspectives on key issues. Friends of Boca Grande will simulcast eleven of these thought-provoking discussions.
Military Competition in Asia | Admiral Gary Roughead
Friday, January 24, 2020
As chief of naval operations, Admiral Roughead stabilized and accelerated ship and aircraft procurement plans, accelerated the navy’s capability and capacity in ballistic missile defense, and directed the service’s investigation of climate change and alternative energy. He reestablished the Fourth and Tenth Fleets to better focus on the Western Hemisphere and cyber operations.