The Commission will host fourteen public hearings on policy options it is considering for its final report. Through each hearing, Commissioners will gain insights from panelists as they develop recommendations for their final report to Congress, the President, and the American people in March 2020.
On May 16, 2019, the Commission will host Military Service Hearing: Creating New Pipelines to Service and Fostering Critical Skills. This hearing will address the challenges to recruiting and retaining critical skills and talent under the military’s current personnel management system and discuss options to create new pathways to military service.
Date: Thursday, May 16, 2019
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m
Location: Partnership for Public Service, Conference Room 2ABC, 1100 New York Ave NW, Washington, DC 20005, Washington, DC
- Opening remarks
- Testimony from Panelists
- Panelist Questioning by Commissioners
- Public Comments
- Closing Remarks
Nicole Camarillo, Executive Director, Talent Acquisition and Management Strategy, U.S. Army Cyber Command | Testimony
Dr. David Chu, President, Institute for Defense Analyses | Testimony
Dr. Sharon Hamilton, Director of Liaison and Military Operations, Institute for Leadership and Strategic Studies, University of North Georgia (UNG) | Testimony
Katherine Kidder, Political Scientist, RAND Corporation | Testimony
Raj Shah, Co-Founder, Arceo.ai | Testimony
Statements submitted to the Commission regarding this hearing:
- Congressman Peter DeFazio
- The All-Volunteer Force Forum
- Dr. Kori Schake, International Institute for Strategic Studies
The public is invited to provide comment at each hearing following the conclusion of testimony. In order to accommodate as many public comments as possible, individuals will have two minutes to relate their comment to the Commission. If you are interested in providing a public comment during the hearing, please arrive no later than 1:00 p.m. to receive a ticket. The Commission will select tickets at random. If your ticket is drawn, you may provide your comment to the Commissioners during the public comment period. If you’re unable to attend the public hearing or have to leave early, you can submit your comment here, email it to , or mail it to 2530 Crystal Drive, Suite 1000, Box #63, Arlington, Virginia 22202.