The 2018 Grand County Veterans Breakfast is scheduled for Monday November 12th at the Commons Building at Snow Mountain Ranch. The Keynote Speaker is Doug Anson Major General, USA (Ret)
MG Anson served in the United States Army and Army Reserves for 33 years. While in the Reserves he worked at Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) for 22 years. He retired from LANL as the Director for Department of Defense Strategic Development in 2015 and retired from the Army in 2013 as the Director of Operations at the United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM).
MG (Ret) Anson served over 23 years on active duty. His regular army assignments include company command at the National Training Center, Ft. Irwin, CA; Assistant Professor of Mathematical Sciences at West Point; and Engineering Manager in a classified program office at Redstone Arsenal.
MG (Ret) Anson’s Army reserve assignments include Chief, Strategic Plans & Concepts and Special Assistant to the Commanding General, Joint Special Operations Command, Ft. Bragg, NC; Commander of 2nd Group, 5/75th Battle Command Training (BCT) Division in Denver, CO; and Commander of 3d Brigade, 75th BCT Division in Chicago, IL.
MG (Ret) Anson also served in Iraq as the senior Special Operations Forces Liaison Officer and in Afghanistan as the Chief of Staff of a special operations joint task force.
Prior to his last role at LANL, MG Anson (Ret) was the Program Director for Countering Terrorist Tactics where he managed the Laboratory’s nuclear counterproliferation and counterterrorism science and technology efforts.
MG (Ret) Anson is a graduate of West Point, and holds Masters degrees from Stanford University in Operations Research and Industrial Engineering, as well as a Masters degree from the US Army War College in Strategic Studies.
Join us at 7:30 for Breakfast and the Veterans Day Program that will begin at 9:00am.