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Event: Climate & Security – A Conversation in Military City, USA

Airmen assigned to the 68th Airlift Squadron, 433rd Airlift Wing (from Joint Base San Antonio), and soldiers with 101st Combat Aviation Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), load medevac Blackhawk helicopters to support Hurricane Irma relief efforts.

San Antonio, Texas,  holding the trademark of Military City, USA, is home to one of the largest concentrations of military bases in the United States. The city is also home to the Department of Defense’s largest medical center at Joint Base San Antonio Fort Sam Houston. So when climate change lands in San Antonio, it can have a real impact on military readiness and operations.

Join the World Affairs Council of San Antonio, the Center For Climate and Security, and the Truman National Security Project, TX Chapter for a discussion about climate change as viewed through the lens of national security, defense and global stability, including the significant consequences climate change poses and will likely pose in the future for Military City, USA. Click here to register.


Lieutenant General John Castellaw, USMC (Ret)
Senior Member of the Advisory Board, Center for Climate and Security, Washington, DC

Major General Juan Ayala, USMC (Ret)
Director, Office of Military and Veteran Affairs, City of San Antonio

Former Captain James Penniman-Morin, US Army
Co-Director, Truman National Security Project, Texas Chapter


Brendan Gibbons, Senior Environmental & Energy Reporter at Rivard Report

Light food provided. Beverages available for purchase.

Date And Time

Thursday, September 5, 2019
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM CT
7:00 PM – 9:00 PM ET
4:00 PM – 6:00 PM PT
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Weathered Souls Brewing Co.
606 Embassy Oaks #500
San Antonio, TX 78216
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Organized by

World Affairs Council Of San Antonio, the Center For Climate and Security, Truman National Security Project, TX Chapter



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For more information contact Mario Bravo at or 210-865-7987


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