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Minot, North Dakota’s Task Force 21

Task Force 21 (TF 21) is an activity of the Minot Area Chamber EDC that educates the local community, North Dakota officials, members of Congress and the public on national security issues, particularly ones that affect Minot Air Force Base, the U.S. Air Force, and our nuclear deterrent.

North Dakota Nuclear Triad Symposium | 23 April 2024

Minot Area Chamber EDC is hosting the Task Force 21 Nuclear Triad Symposium on Tuesday, 23 April 2024, at the Clarion Event Center, 2200 Burdick Expressway East, Minot, ND. The symposium will focus on sustaining credible nuclear deterrence amidst growing challenges. Speakers will cover modernization projects including Sentinel and B-52, the state of nuclear deterrence, and threats our adversaries pose.

Keynote speaker is Lt. Gen. Michael Lutton, Deputy Commander, Air Force Global Strike Command, Deputy Commander, Air Forces Strategic-Air, U.S. Strategic Command. The other speakers include Maj. Gen. U.S. Air Force (ret) William Chambers, Hon. David Norquist, Col. Tytonia (Ty) Moore, U.S. Senator John Hoeven, U.S. Representative Kelly Armstrong and N.D. Governor Doug Burgum. The National Defense Industrial Association Northern Tier Chapter is an event partner bringing in experts on Russia and China, Dr. Anna Batta and Admiral U.S. Navy (Ret) James (Phil) Wisecup. The full agenda will be announced soon. 

Washington, D.C. Nuclear Triad Symposium | 20 September 2024

SAVE THE DATE for the 13th Annual Task Force 21 Nuclear Triad Symposium will be held on Friday, 20 September 2024, at the Capitol Hill Club, 300 First Street SE, Washington, D.C. Each symposium has been focused on sustaining and modernizing all three legs of our nuclear triad. 

Check back for more information on this year’s theme, speakers, agenda, and registration.