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The America's Future Series Megellas Award will be presented by General David H. Petraeus on 3/23/2021 to General Joseph F. Dunford in Recognition of Distinguished Service to America's Military and to Our Nation as Civilian Servant Leader.

March 23rd
5:30 to 6:00 Reception
6:00 to 8:30 Dinner & Presentations

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What is America's Future Series?

The America's Future Series is a non-partisan speaker series founded in 2010 with support from T. Boone Pickens,  Ross Perot, Sr., and Randall Stephenson to provide a civil forum to discuss U.S. Global Competitiveness and National Security. The AFS also recognizes and benefits worthy military causes. To date, over $6,500,000 has been raised via donations and event proceeds.

In-Person event hosted by America's Future Series

A fireside chat will be recorded and made available online.

*VIP & Reception - 6:30-7:30pm
Dinner and Cruise - 7:30m to 9:30pm

The AFS LT COL James "Maggie" Megellas Award is presented for outstanding military service and continued service to our nation as a civilian servant leader.

Maggie Megellas is the most heavily decorated 82nd Airborne Officer and outstanding patriot who continued to serve our nation in Vietnam, Yemen and at home championing civil rights, equality, social justice and U.S. national security until his 103rd year. 

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Prior to honoring a hero from our past and a hero who continues his legacy, we will look to the Future by discussing Defense Innovation, the Modernization of Our Military and the Future of Space.



James "Maggie" Megellas

General David Petraeus

General Jim Mattis