Future and Past National Security Symposiums

The Vanderbilt NROTC Alumni Association sponsors the annual National Security Symposium each year during the Homecoming and Reunion activities.  The goal is to bring a noted expert in National Security. This Reunion event provides an opportunity for the alumni, faculty, and current students to learn more about the NROTC mission.

November 3, 2023

GEN (ret) Rich Clarke

Topic TBD for NSS & Leadership Conf.

October 7, 2022

ADM (ret) John Richardson

Observations from inside the Inflection Points.

October 18, 2019

ADM (ret) Scott Swift, USN

Competitive Threats to Order in the Pacific

October 12, 2018

ADM (ret) William Gortney

The Strategic Landscape

October 6, 2017

Jeh Johnson, Obama Secretary  of Homeland Security

Reflections on U.S. National and Homeland Security

October 21, 2016

ADM (ret) Leighton Smith

Effective Use of Air Power

October 23, 2015

GEN (ret) John E. Hyten, USAF

October 10, 2014

LTG (ret) Keith Huber, USA

October 4, 2013

BGEN (ret) DR. Thomas A. Kolditz, USA

October 26, 2012

GEN (ret) Anthony Zinni,  USMC

October 21, 2011

GEN (ret) Richard Myers, USAF

October 22, 2010

ADM (ret) Joseph W. Prueher, USN

October 16, 2009

LTG (ret) Frank Libutti, USMC

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