California Summit Addresses Challenges in Energy, Infrastructure, Workforce Development

May 29, 2024

More than 200 attendees from DOD, defense communities and industry convened in Sacramento this month for the California Defense Leadership Summit.

“Our Department of Defense partners located throughout California are hugely critical to… our state’s economic success but [also] build on our state’s rich diversity and resiliency,” said Maj. Gen. Matthew Beevers, adjutant general of the California Military Department. “This year’s California Defense Leadership Summit demonstrated California’s continuing commitment to ensuring that DOD, its servicemembers and families can thrive in California.”

The summit, titled “Resilient California,” focused on challenges and solutions throughout the state and across the defense sector in the areas of energy and infrastructure, natural disasters and climate change, and workforce and economic development.

California Military Department photo by David Loeffler

May 29, 2024

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