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Vice Admiral Dennis McGinn comes to Iowa to discuss national security, energy, and climate

posted Sep 26, 2011, 1:58 PM by Rob Hogg
On Thursday, October 20, at 7 p.m., Vice Admiral Dennis McGinn (USN retired) will be speaking on "National Security and Iowa's Energy Future" in Bulldog Auditorium in the Olmsted Center at Drake University in Des Moines.  Vice Admiral McGinn had a 35-year career with the United States Navy as a naval aviator, test pilot, aircraft carrier commanding officer, national security strategist, and commander of the U.S. Third Fleet.  He now serves as vice chairman of the CNA Military Advisory Board, as director on the board of the National Conference on Citizenship, as senior policy advisor to the American Council on Renewable Energy, and as international security senior fellow at the Rocky Mountain Institute.  As described by Drake University, "he is actively engaged in national forums to highlight the close link between energy and international security and the imperative for innovative government policies, focused investments and effective deployment of technology to create a high0quality, sustainable global environment."