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Statement of NDIA Board Chair and Former Staff Director of the Senate Armed Services Committee, MajGen Arnold Punaro, USMC (Ret.) on President’s Nomination of Chairman and Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.
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NDIA President and CEO Craig McKinley Comments on the Statement Released by the White House Regarding the Military Compensation and Retirement Modernization Commission’s Recommendations to Congress. Press release here 

NDIA Chairman MajGen Arnold Punaro, USMC (Ret.) Comments on Secretary Carter's Drell Lecture. Press release here

NDIA Presents 2015 Eisenhower Award to Leon Panetta. Read press release here.

NDIA Presents the 2015 James Forrestal Industry Leadership Award to David L. Joyce Read press release here.

NDIA Chairman Arnold Punaro and President and CEO Craig McKinley Argue for Repeal of Defense and Non-Defense Sequester Cuts. Read press release here.

NDIA Announces Craig McKinley as new President And CEO - Click here for press release

NDIA announces Terri Swetnam as Chief Operating Officer - Click here for press release

NDIA Chairman Comments on Secretary Hagel Stepping Down: Click here for comments

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About the National Defense Industrial Association

NDIA is a partnership between industry and government that is driving the future of defense and national security. NDIA facilitates growth, innovation, and technological advances for all facets of the defense industrial and related support base. NDIA and its affiliates have 1,446 corporate members and more than 56,000 individual members. Included in the latter number are more than 14,400 government members. In addition, its subsidiary affiliates cover a broad array of complimentary activities and add additional perspective to this diverse area.

For more about NDIA and its affiliates, go to our About NDIA page.

NDIA is committed to:

  • Promoting interchange of ideas and technology between government and industry.
  • Providing industry's advice to government on technology issues.
  • Harnessing technology, information, and education for national defense solutions.
  • Supporting economic strength through international competitiveness.

NDIA delivers resources:

  • Over eighty major annual symposiums and exhibitions, covering a wide variety of industry and technology-related subjects.
  • National Defense Magazine, a leading publication reporting on market trends, scientific developments, and military programs.
  • A Government Policy business center which works closely with Congress and the Executive Branch on defense industry and acquisition policy issues.
  • Over 30 Divisions and Industrial Working Groups which maintain a close working relationship with government organizations and which produce studies on a variety of current issues in response to government requests.


Lawrence P. Farrell, President and CEO, National Defense Industrial Association

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The Association for Enterprise Information    National Training and Simulation Association    Precision Strike Association    Women in Defense