Admiral Christopher W. Grady, Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, will join the 2023 Global Security Forum for a keynote discussion on the broader strategic challenges stemming from Russia’s war in Ukraine, including civil and military resilience, the United States’ interests in Europe, and how to balance those interests with the United States’ role in the Indo-Pacific.
The discussion, hosted by Dr. Seth G. Jones, CSIS Senior Vice President and Director of the International Security Program, will also explore the impacts of the war on the future of the U.S. armed forces and the new environment that exists after the invasion.
Navy Adm. Christopher W. Grady was sworn in as the 12th Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff on Dec. 20, 2021. Previously, he served as Commander of U.S. Fleet Forces Command/U.S. Naval Forces Northern Command. A native of Newport, Rhode Island, Grady is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame and was commissioned an ensign through the Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps program. He is a distinguished graduate of Georgetown University, where he earned a master's degree in national security studies, and of the National War College, where he earned a master's in national security affairs.
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This conference is made possible by the generous support of Leonardo DRS.