Hear from D.C. Insiders at ADC Summit

April 1, 2024

Lawmakers return to Capitol Hill next week after a two-week recess, just as defense community leaders from across the country meet in the D.C. area for the Defense Communities National Summit.

ADC Executive Director Matt Borron will moderate a panel session about the defense issues Congress will grapple with in the coming months.

Panelists include:

  • Matt Herrmann, Senior Policy Advisor, The Roosevelt Group
  • Conner O’Brien, Senior Defense Correspondent, Politico
  • Brad Patout, Professional Staff, Senate Armed Services Committee
  • Jeanine Womble, Professional Staff, House Armed Services Committee

Registration is still open for the Summit, which takes place April 8-10 in Arlington, Virginia.

ADC photo by Will Noonan

April 1, 2024

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