FAOA Distinguished Speaker Luncheon - Sponsored by BELL & Culmen International

  • 01 Apr 2019
  • 11:30 AM - 1:15 PM
  • Fort Myer Officers’ Club Patton Hall, 214 Jackson Ave Fort Myer, VA 22211


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FAOA Distinguished Speaker Luncheon

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The Foreign Area Officer Association (FAOA) is proud to host the Czech Republic Deputy Minister of Defence for Defence Policy and Strategy for a FAOA Distinguished Speaker Luncheon event at historic Patton Hall on April 1st, 1130-1315. Introducing Minister Jakub Landovský will be the U.S. SDO/DATT to the Czech Republic, U.S. Air Force Colonel Sean Cantrell.

Minister Landovský has been serving as the Deputy Minister of Defence for Defence Policy and Strategy since 2015. He is responsible for the development of defence and security principles and defence strategy to be applied by the Czech Republic. His previous roles included the Adviser to the Foreign Affairs Committee of the Czech Chamber of Deputies, consultant at the Czech Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and consultant to UNDP. He is an attorney and holds a post-graduate degree from Political Science at Faculty of Social Sciences, Charles University, Prague, and worked as a research fellow at Oregon State University.

OF NOTE: The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Czech Republic for UH-1Y utility helicopters. The estimated cost is $575 million. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale on October 11, 2017.

 (Cash Bar—with one complimentary drink and appetizers)


Monday, 1 April 2019, 1130-1315


Fort Myer Officers’ Club
Patton Hall, 214 Jackson Ave
Fort Myer, VA 22211

Base Entry:

If you don't have a valid military, government, or retiree ID, please arrive at the entry gate by 1100 to clear their security processing.


Open to all FAOA members, guests, sponsors, and interested friends and colleagues


Business or Uniform of the Day


(Luncheon Buffet) Members: $35 per person; Non-Members $40 per person.

This event is being sponsored by our newest sponsors: 

Gold Level Sponsor: BELL
Silver Level Sponsor: Culmen International

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