National Press Club

US Army Chief of Staff Odierno to speak at Luncheon, Jan. 7

November 14, 2013 | By Erik Meltzer |

US Army Chief of Staff Ray Odierno will speak on the future of the Army at a National Press Club luncheon on Tuesday, Jan. 7. Before ascending to the position of Army Chief of Staff, General Odierno commanded United States Joint Forces Command and was the commanding general for the US campaign in Iraq.

Lunch will be served at 12:30 p.m., with remarks beginning at 1 p.m., followed by a question-and-answer session ending at 2 p.m. Tickets cost $21 for Press Club members (Club members may purchase 2 tickets at this rate) and $35 for all other non-member tickets. Tickets may be purchased online by going to the following link For questions, please email or call 202-662–7501. Tickets must be paid for at the time of purchase.

Club members who wish to attend the pre-luncheon reception must RSVP separately to 48 hours before the event. Space may be limited. You must have a paid reservation to the Luncheon to attend the VIP reception.

To submit a question in advance, put ODIERNO in the subject line and email to before 10 a.m. on the day of the luncheon.