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Friday, May 24 • 5:05pm - 5:55pm
The Space Force Debate

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A debate on what a real 'Space Force' would actually look like. The military branches are shaped by the technologies and domains that they must command. How will the challenges of the space environment shape the form of a US Space Force?

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Phillip Pournelle

Phillip Pournelle served in the United States Navy for 26 years on cruisers, destroyers, amphibious ships, and an experimental high speed vessel. He serve three tours in the Pentagon conducting wargames and analysis for the Department of Defense including five years at the Office... Read More →
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Christopher Weuve

President and Designated Extrovert, BuNine
Christopher Weuve is one of the founding members of BuNine (David Weber’s Honorverse technical support team), and currently serves as BuNine’s president and designated extrovert. A professional naval analyst and wargame designer, Chris spent six years at the Center for Naval... Read More →
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Merle Robinson

DoD Civilian Analyst (retired), NSDMG
Merle S. Robinson is the Lead Wargame Designer for the National Security Decision-Making Game since 2001 (NSDMG premiered at DragonCon 1990). NSDMG is a Department of Defense style economic/political/military game covering past, present and future geopolitical situations where participants... Read More →
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Robert Mosher

Robert is Retired US Army (Armor); Retired US Foreign Service (State Department)Robert participated in scenario design and execution of exercises, conflict simulations, and models, including Cold War Continuity of Government; NATO exercises, Center for Army Analysis Strategic Mobility... Read More →
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Mark McDonagh

USN Captain (retired)
Mark has a BA & MA in Physics, and does research in submarine analysis/support. He worked for Sonalysts. Mark is also a former Naval War College instructor, including being a operator/participant in various military exercises and wargames.Mark is also the co-founder of the National... Read More →

Friday May 24, 2019 5:05pm - 5:55pm EDT
Panel 4 (Balt 5)