The Potomac Institute for Policy Studies Cordially Invites You to

Attend a Program Presented by the

Center for Adaptation and Innovation

 

RETURNING COMMANDER SPEAKER SERIES

The Navy and Marine Corps Team:

With the Special Purpose Marine Air Ground Task Force - Crisis Response - Africa

 

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Date: Thursday, March 24th

Time: 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Location: 901 N. Stuart Street, Suite 1200

Arlington, VA 22203

(Ballston Metro Orange/ Silver Line)

 

USMC Returning Commander Speaker Series:

The Potomac Institute for Policy Studies' Center for Adaptation and Innovation (CAI) regularly hosts Navy and Marine Corps Commanders returning from deployments to share the highlights of their deployment. The next event will feature the Commanding Officer of the Special Purpose Marine Air Ground Task Force - Crisis Response - Africa (SPMAGTF-CR-AF).

SPMAGTF-CR-AF is composed of 1,800 Marines and sailors, as is part of the DoD continuing effort to improve the United States' crisis response capability around the world. SPMAGTF-CR-AF Rotation 15.2 recently completed a 6 month deployment from July 26, 2015 to January 26, 2016. During its deployment, the unit conducted a range of operations and activities in support of AFRICOM and EUCOM including, cooperative security validation exercises, 62 bilateral training exercises in USAFRICOM and USEUCOM areas of operation, and 17 theater security cooperation engagements in 10 African countries.

Speaker: Colonel Calvert J. Worth, Jr., USMC

Colonel Calvert Worth is the Commanding Officer of the SPMAGTF-CR-AF. From June 2000 to June 2001, Colonel Worth served as the Commanding Officer, Company C, 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment. After promotion to the rank of Major in 2001, he served as the Battalion Operations Officer from July 2001 to June 2002, and as the battalion Executive Officer from July 2002 to June 2003. In 2006, Colonel Worth attended the Marine Corps Command and Staff College, followed by the School of Advance Warfighting in 2007. In 2008 he reported to the 2d Marine Division, where he served as the Division Training Officer until taking command of 1st Battalion, 6th Marines in January 2009. Throughout his career he has participated in multiple operations to include Operation Sea Signal, Operation Deny Flight, Operation Iraqi Freedom, and Operation Enduring Freedom.

Colonel Worth holds Master Degrees in Military Studies and Operational Studies from the Marine Corps University, and a Master of Science in National Security Strategy from the National Defense University.

 

RSVP is required. Please provide your name and affiliation to

Jennifer Lato at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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