Civil-Military Discussions at Strong Angel III

At Strong Angel III, humanitarian relief and development experts from international nongovernmental organizations (INGOs) and the United Nations met with active-duty military officers and government contractors from the U.S. military and international militaries, including representatives from the Office of the U.S. Secretary of Defense and ACT-NATO. Participants held two “gloves-off” civil-military meetings over the course of the week. These meetings were unplanned by the Strong Angel Executive Committee, and were extremely successful in opening dialogue across civ-mil boundaries.

Read the full report here.


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