10:00-10:27 Larry Blumberg, Executive Director of the San Diego Military Advisory Council (SDMAC), is joined by Michael Minc of the Gene Vance Jr. Foundation for the Catastrophically Injured to chat about the Foundation’s mission to provide innovative, multidisciplinary medical education training forums, including those held at Naval Medical Center San Diego. Blumberg talks about Congress and the looming October 1 DOD budget deadline; comments from naval aviation leaders at the recent Tailhook Convention; the Marine Corps’ new capstone conceptual document entitled, Expeditionary Force 21; the September 17 SDMAC/Fleet Week Breakfast; and the SDMAC’s 6th Annual Military Economic Impact Study that will roll out September 23.