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Col. Mark "Puck" Mykleby Visits IU

Please join us on October 22 to hear former strategist for the Joint Chiefs, Col. Mark “Puck” Mykleby (USMC retired), speak about “Sustainability as a Strategic Imperative”.  Mykleby is a co-author of A National Strategic Narrative, a concept and vision for a 21st Century grand strategy for the nation that calls for a transition from containment to sustainability. Learn how Bloomington will participate in the Mid-America Cluster focused on developing prosperity and security via sustainability.

Mykleby will speak at 7pm in the Maurer School of Law Moot Court Room (Room 123).

Information about the New America Strategy and Col. Mykleby

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MyklebyFrom July 2009 until April 2011, Mykleby served as a special strategic assistant to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.  In that capacity, he co-authored with Navy Captain Wayne Porter A National Strategic Narrative, a concept and vision for a 21st Century grand strategy for the nation that called for a transition from containment to sustainability.  Mykleby retired from the Marine Corps in July 2011. He is now a senior fellow at the New America Foundation where he continues his work on grand strategy and sustainability.


Click here for more information about A New U.S. Grand Strategy.

Click here for more information about Col. Mark Mykleby.

Teaching Resources

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Please feel free to download these resources to enhance the classroom experience in conjunction with Col. Mykleby’s visit.

A New U.S. Grand Strategy: Why walkable communities, sustainable economics, and multilateral diplomacy are the future of American power. By Patrick Doherty

Building an Environment of Opportunity: Regional Clusters and a New Business Plan for America

Rethinking America’s Joint Force: Strength and Credibility in a Constrained Fiscal Environment. By Wayne Porter and Mark Mykleby

PowerPoint Slide with visit information