Allies & Partners Luncheon


Tuesday 30 April 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM


Tun Tavern: Salons A-C

The Allies & Partners Luncheon at Modern Day Marine offers a unique platform for U.S. Marines and other active-duty service members to engage with international partners and allies. This exclusive event provides a crucial opportunity to gain insights from senior officials, fostering a deeper understanding of the collaborative efforts shaping the future of our strategic partnerships. Attendees can expect a dynamic exchange of ideas and perspectives, solidifying the bonds that contribute to the strength and unity of our global alliances.

Indo-Pacom Panel

Protecting the Freedom of the Global Maritime Commons
Main Briefing Center April 30 at 2:00 PM

Major General Arturo Rojas, Philippine Marine Corps, Commandant of the Philippine Marine Corps

Brigadier General Byeon Yo-Hwan, Republic of Korea Marine Corps, Director, Force Plans Directorate

Australian Representative

Japanese Representative

Indonesian Representative


Littorals in the High North
Main Briefing Center May 1 at 1:30 PM

Captain Veli-Petteri Valkamo, Finnish Navy, National Liaison Representative to HQ Supreme Allied Commander Transformation NATO

Colonel Manuel Thomeer, Netherlands Marine Corps, Head of Netherlands Marine Corps Force Design Programme

Brigadier General Trond Haande, Norwegian Army, CG Army Warfare Center

Brigadier General Patrik Gardesten, Swedish Navy, Deputy Chief of Navy

Brigadier Chris Haw MC, Royal Marines, Deputy Director Acquisition and Senior Responsible Owner of the Commando Force Programme

Moderator – MajGen Jason Morris, Director, Operations Division, PP&O

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