PONI Breakfast with Greg Weaver
Please join the Project on Nuclear Issues for a breakfast talk with Gregory Weaver, Principal Director for Nuclear and Missile Defense Policy in the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Policy. Mr. Weaver is responsible for all policy matters involving U.S. nuclear and missile defense forces, strategy, plans, and requirements. Mr. Weaver will talk about the importance of both deterrence and employment strategy to formulating force requirements and arms control policy.
Before joining OSD/Policy, Mr. Weaver was the Deputy Director of Plans and Policy, U.S. Strategic Command, Offutt Air Force Base, Neb. He was the senior technical adviser for policy, strategy, and plans to the Director, Plans and Policy, and the Commander, USSTRATCOM. In this capacity he was responsible for shaping and implementing national security policies, strategies and plans in accordance with the execution of the command's assigned missions. He also assisted in formulating and implementing strategy for USSTRATCOM's Unified Command Plan assigned missions, which include strategic deterrence and global strike; space operations; cyberspace operations; combating weapons of mass destruction; missile defense; and intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance.
Mr. Weaver earned a bachelor's degree at Georgetown University School of Foreign Service, a master's degree at the University of Pennsylvania, and is nearing completion of a doctoral degree at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Mr. Weaver was a legislative assistant for Foreign and Defense Policy for Congressmen Pete Stark and Charles Bennett, and legislative assistant for Defense Policy for Senator Carl Levin. He worked at Science Applications International Corporation for 18 years as a Senior Analyst, Project Manager, Division Manager and Assistant Vice President.
The breakfast will run from 9am-10:30am on February 25 in room C-115 at the Center for Strategic and International Studies. Please register using the link at right.
This event is off-the-record.