Four-star Admiral Bill McRaven, former commander of the U.S. Special Operations and Navy SEAL, has led a high-profile career—including facing Somali pirates, Osama Bin Laden, and his own commander in chief. A natural storyteller, he shared highlights from his high-profile career at a John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum.
Emergency planning and multi-agency response efforts helped mitigate some of the catastrophic impacts from Hurricane Harvey, yet the devastation caused by the storm will be felt in south Texas for years to come. Arnold Howitt and Dutch Leonard provide their perspectives on the storm, the massive disaster response efforts that it spawned, and the prospects for recovery in the region.
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