Airshow Breakfast Featuring LTG Charles Hooper, Director, U.S. Defense Security Cooperation Agency

Lieutenant General Charles Hooper Director, U.S. Defense Security Cooperation Agency

Venue : Stamford American Auditorium (AmCham Office, 1 Scotts Rd, #23-03 Shaw Centre)

Date : February 07, 2018

Time : 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM

Price : $10.00

2018-02-07 08:00:00 2018-02-07 09:30:00 Asia/Singapore Airshow Breakfast Featuring LTG Charles Hooper, Director, U.S. Defense Security Cooperation Agency - - AmCham Singapore

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Description


In conjunction with the Singapore Airshow week, please join us for a breakfast briefing featuring Lieutenant General (LTG) Charles Hooper, Director of the U.S. Defense Security Cooperation Agency on Wednesday, February 7th.

Lieutenant General Charles Hooper will provide insight to the Defense Security Cooperation Agency's role in Security Cooperation and the increased visibility of the Security Cooperation mission in foreign policy and national security. Lieutenant General Hooper will also describe efforts to work closer with industry to better align the U.S. Department of Defense priorities.

As Director of DSCA Lieutenant General Hooper leads the United States Department of Defense's Security Cooperation Community in developing and executing innovative Security Cooperation solutions in the areas of Defense Trade and Arms Transfers, Defense Institution Building, International Education & Training and Humanitarian Assistance, Disaster Relief & Mine Action to support mutual U.S. and partner interests.

We hope you could join us at this breakfast event.  Spaces are limited.  Please register soon!

Navy League members, please register via email to amcham­_events@amcham.org.sg


About the Speaker:

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Lieutenant General Charles Hooper
Director
U.S. Defense Security Cooperation Agency

Lieutenant General Charles Hooper is the Director of the Defense Security Cooperation Agency.  A native of Willingboro, New Jersey, he was commissioned in 1979 as an infantryman.  LTG Hooper has served in command and staff assignments in the U.S. Army Armor Center, the 25th Infantry Division, the 82nd Airborne Division and the U.S. Army Recruiting Command.  His political-military assignments include: Assistant Army Attaché to the People's Republic of China, U.S. Embassy Beijing, China; Deputy Division Chief, War Plans Division, G35, Army Staff; Senior Country Director for China, Taiwan and Mongolia Policy, Office of the Secretary of Defense; Chief, Army International Affairs Division, G35, Army Staff; and as an instructor at the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California.

In 2007, LTG Charles was promoted to brigadier general and appointed the U.S. Defense Attaché to the People's Republic of China serving from 2007 until 2009.
  He then served as the Deputy Director for Strategic Planning and Policy, J-5, United States Pacific Command from 2009 to 2011.  LTG Charles was promoted to major general in 2011 and served as the Director of Strategy, Plans, and Programs, J5, United States Africa Command from August 2011 until March 2014. From July 2014 until June 2017, LTG Charles was Senior U.S. Defense Official/U.S. Defense Attaché and Chief, Office of Military Cooperation, U.S. Embassy Cairo, Arab Republic of Egypt.  LTG Charles is the senior U.S. Army Foreign Area Officer and has almost 16 years of security cooperation, security assistance and military attaché experience.

LTG Charles is a graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point and earned a Master of Public Administration (MPA) degree from Harvard University in 1989.
  While at Harvard, LTG Charles was awarded the Don K. Price Award for Academic Excellence and Public Service and was selected to give the graduate student address at the 1989 Harvard Commencement.  In 2005, he returned to Harvard University as a Senior Research Fellow at the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs.  He is also a graduate of the U.S. Army War College and the UK Ministry of Defense Chinese Language School, Hong Kong.  He has earned the Ranger Tab, the Expert Infantryman Badge, Senior Parachutist Badge, Air Assault Badge, Army Recruiter Badge and the French National Defense Medal. In addition, LTG Charles is fluent in Mandarin.

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