1 Larry Blumberg, Executive Director of the San Diego Military Advisory Council, discusses the resignation of Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel and his potential replacements; key decisions Congress will have to make when they return from the Thanksgiving break; key points from the speech of VADM Thomas S. Rowden, Commander Naval Surface Forces, at the November 19 SDMAC Breakfast; and a preview of the December 10 SDMAC Breakfast featuring VADM Dave Buss, Commander Naval Air Forces.