Posted Friday January 11, 2019 by ffvfadmin


Featured speaker for Wisconsin conference

on selecting a new Defense Secretary


James Carafano, Vice President, Kathryn and Shelby Cullom Davis Institute for National Security and Foreign Policy, and the E.W. Richardson Fellow at the Heritage Foundation, is among the featured speakers at the Feb. 8-10 conference on “Character, the Constitution and Military Service in American History” in Milwaukee.  The weekend for Wisconsin teachers is made possible by a generous donation of The Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation, in conjunction with Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge and the American Veterans Center. He wrote the following op-ed for Dec. 30, 2018 edition of The National Interest.


Replacing Mattis: 4 Things Trump Needs
In His Next Secretary of Defense

By James Carafano

Now is the time for all good men and women to think seriously about what kind of person America needs to install as its Secretary of Defense.

To help guide our thoughts, the resignation letter of Gen. Jim Mattis is a good place to start. It reveals four characteristics that President Donald Trump should look for, to be sure he gets the right leader in place at the Pentagon.

Read more here.