A senior member of the House Armed Services Committee will join the Army secretary and other U.S. military leaders in addressing the Oct. 25 conference of the Military Reporters & Editors association, or MRE, a leading organization of national-security journalists.

Speakers include:

  • Rep. Rob Wittman, R-Va.
  • Army Secretary Ryan McCarthy
  • Navy Under Secretary Thomas Modly
  • Vice Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Robert Burke

In addition, conference attendees will engage with the Defense Department’s top public affairs professionals about military-media relations and another panel comprising former public affairs officers on related issues. MRE will also honor the winners of its annual journalism awards competition.

  • Date: Friday, Oct. 25, 2019
  • Location: Navy League of the United States National Headquarters, 2300 Wilson Boulevard #200, Arlington Va.
  • Transportation: Nearest Metro is Courthouse. Parking available for fees in building, on street.
  • Prices: $49 for MRE members, $99 for non-members, $15 for students and no charge for MRE journalism award winners.