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What’s Next? with Brigadier General David McGinnis, USA (Ret.)

What’s Next? with Brigadier General David McGinnis, USA (Ret.)

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On this week’s episode of “What’s Next?,” Maggie Feldman-Piltch is joined by Brigadier General David McGinnis, USA (Ret.). They discuss an American Security Project-led delegation to Havana, Cuba which brought six retired flag officers on a fact-finding mission to explore options for future U.S.-Cuba relations.

Speaker’s Bio

BG David McGinnis was the Chief of Staff of the National Guard Association of the United States. McGinnis served as Director of Strategic Plans and Analysis in the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Reserve Affairs. He served two tours in Vietnam before leaving the active Army in 1972 to join the New York National Guard. In 1990, he rose to Branch Chief of the Force Management Division at National Guard Bureau (NGB) in Washington. Subsequent assignments included Deputy Chief from 1991-92 and Director from 1992-1993.

He is a graduate of the State University of New York and later earned an advanced degree from the Army War College in 1991.

About “What’s Next?”

“What’s Next?” is American Security Project’s weekly, non-partisan podcast series featuring interviews with national security leaders and critical issue experts. Each episode runs about 30 minutes- making it the perfect addition to your DC commute.

Hosted by Maggie Feldman-Piltch and produced by Matthew Wallin, the conversations go beyond the dinner party commentary and offer guests the opportunity to discuss their vision for security in the 21st century, the strategy that vision requires, and what it means for America going forward- in less time than it takes you to get to work. With topics ranging from geo-economics to nuclear security, cultural diplomacy to energy security and asymmetric operations, “What’s Next?” is one of the many ways ASP works to raise the American public’s understanding of complex security issues we face.