General Jack Keane Awarded Ronald Reagan Peace Through Strength Award

| General Jack Keane
General Jack Keane
Former Vice Chief of Staff, United States Army

The Cipher Brief extends its congratulations to Cipher Brief Expert, General Jack Keane, on being awarded this year’s ‘Ronald Reagan Peace Through Strength Award’ at the recent Reagan National Defense Forum in Simi Valley, CA. 

The award recognizes professionals who have “applied, with constant purpose, a strategy to strengthen our armed forces, support our military men and women striving around the world, reinforce our nation’s defense systems, and safeguard the lives and interests of the American people.” 

What follows is General Keane’s acceptance speech.

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The Author is General Jack Keane

General Keane, a four-star general, retired after 37 years of service which culminated in his appointment as acting Chief of Staff and Vice Chief of Staff of the US Army.  General Keane is president of GSI Consulting and serves as chairman of the Institute for the Study of War, a director of  General Dynamics and a former and recent member, for 9 years, of the Secretary of Defense Policy Board.

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