Keynote on Sea Power with Admiral John Richardson | Global Security Forum 2023

September 22, 2023Former Chief of Naval Operations Admiral John M. Richardson keynotes the 2023 Global Security Forum with an address on sea power and the role of the U.S. Navy in securing our future.

This conversation was part of the World Affairs Council of Connecticut’s Global Security Forum 2023: Tipping Points & Trip Wires. Learn more at

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ADM John M. Richardson,

U.S. Navy, Ret.; 31st Chief of Naval Operations

MIDN. Morgan McPeak,

Midshipman First Class, U.S. Naval Academy