LUMINARY AWARD x GLOBAL SECURITY FORUM

For the first time ever, the Luminary Award will join forces with the Global Security Forum 2020 for one powerful evening. On Thursday, October 1, we will have the honor of celebrating the local, national, and global leadership of Paul Bucha, Recipient of the Medal of Honor.

The Luminary Award was created to honor remarkable individuals who have had a profound impact on global affairs, with an emphasis on the betterment of the world.

Join us to celebrate national hero and Connecticut champion, Paul Bucha, recipient of the Medal of Honor.

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PAUL "BUDDY" BUCHA,

RECIPIENT OF THE MEDAL OF HONOR

The Council is proud to honor Paul "Buddy" Bucha, recipient of the Medal of Honor, with the 2020 Luminary Award for his lifetime of leadership and unwavering dedication to global dialogue and service.

HONORING

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FEATURING:

Join us for an inspirational and unforgettable evening, as top U.S. military leaders convene to discuss principled leadership, the role of the United States military on the world stage, the service of our veterans and service members, and inspiring the next generation of leaders.

GEN. DAVID PETRAEUS (U.S. ARMY, RET.)

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FMR. COMMANDER OF

U.S. CENTCOM

GEN. LLOYD AUSTIN (U.S. ARMY, RET.)

☆☆☆☆

FMR. COMMANDER OF

U.S. CENTCOM

GEN. JOSEPH VOTEL (U.S. ARMY, RET.)

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FMR. COMMANDER OF U.S. CENTCOM

THE EVENING

LUMINARY AWARD 2020 HONORARY COMMITTEE

GENERAL JOHN ALLEN (USMC, RET.)

President, The Brookings Institution, and Fmr Commander, NATO International Security Assistance Force, Afghanistan

GENERAL DAVID PETRAEUS (USA, RET.)

Fmr. Director of the Central Intelligence Agency; Fmr. Commander

of United States Central Command

 

GENERAL ERIC SHINSEKI (USA, RET.)

Seventh United States Secretary of Veterans Affairs; 34th Chief of Staff of the Army

 

MAJOR GENERAL FRANCIS EVON

Adjutant General, Connecticut National Guard

 

COMMISSIONER THOMAS SAADI

Commissioner of the Connecticut Department of Veterans Affairs

 

CARL ROLAND "ROLLY" STITCHWEH

Celebrated West Point Quarterback

 

LUKE KNITTIG

McCain Institute

 

PETER G. KELLY, ESQ.

World Affairs Council of Connecticut

HOLLY PETRAEUS

Assistant Director at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (Ret.)

 

CONGRESSMAN JOHN LARSON

State of Connecticut

 

MAYOR LUKE BRONIN

City of Hartford

 

BRUCE LEV

Loeb Partners

 

GREG PETERS

BetterPT

 

ROB BLACKMAN

AECOM

 

GERRY BYRNE

Penske Media

 

KENNY FISHER

Fisher Brothers

 

RICH JONES

CBS

 

Additions Ongoing

Interested in sponsorship opportunities? Please contact Megan Clark Torrey, CEO, at mctorrey@ctwac.org.

ATTACHÉ

DIPLOMAT

ENVOY

STEVE MULLIGAN

SE-MIN SOHN

PATRON

DONNA COLLINS

ARTHUR HOUSE

CHARLOTTE HARRIS

REBECCA NOLAN

METROHARTFORD ALLIANCE

SHYAMALA RAMAN

SUPPORTERS

PETER KAMENSTEIN

JACALYN KAMENSTEIN

STEVEN KINNEAR

BRUCE LEV

MARK MILEWSKI

MICHAEL TEDONE

DEBBIE WEINSTEIN

CONNECTICUT PUBLIC

Interested in sponsorship opportunities? Please contact Megan Clark Torrey, CEO, at mctorrey@ctwac.org.

THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS

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