Daniel Morgan Academy National Security Lecture Series

The Daniel Morgan Academy in Washington, DC invites you and your guests
to its next exclusive, invitation-only national security lecture:

Congress and National Security

Presentation by The Honorable Michael P. Flanagan
Former US Congressman from Illinois  

Former Illinois Congressman Michael Flanagan will discuss the role of Congress with respect to national security. He will explain how Congress makes decisions regarding national security policy and he will describe the balance of power struggle between the Executive and Legislative branches.

Friday, April 29, 2016

11:15 am: Reception with lunch
11:35 am - 12:45 pm: Remarks by Mr. Flanagan 


Daniel Morgan Academy
1620 L Street, NW • Seventh Floor • Washington, DC 20036
Near Farragut North and West Metro Stations

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Michael Patrick Flanagan represented the 5th District of Illinois in the historic 104th Congress. He sat on the Committees on the Judiciary, Government Reform and Oversight, and Veterans' Affairs. He was Vice Chairman of the Judiciary Committee's Subcommittee on the Constitution, Vice Chairman of the Government Reform and Oversight Committee's Subcommittee on Government Management, Information and Technology, and Co-Chair of the House Republican Urban Caucus. He was appointed to the House-Senate Conference Committee for the Telecommunications Act of 1995.

Prior to his Congressional Service, Michael was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the United States Army Field Artillery.  He was selected to study Greek at the Defense Language Institute in Monterey, California, and was then assigned to Greece as a Combat Arms Officer, specializing in atomic weapons.  During his four years of active duty, he was promoted to First Lieutenant and was on the list of those selected for promotion to Captain when he left active duty to attend law school at Loyola University.  After passing the bar, Michael volunteered to return to active duty, assigned to Headquarters, U.S. Armed Forces Central Command, at Fort McPherson, Georgia.

After leaving Congress, Michael and his firm, Flanagan Consullting LLC, have represented both large and small corporations, organizations, and associations.  Current and past clients include - American Airlines, Comcast, the Assyrian American League, P2P United, the Illinois Chamber of Commerce/Transportation for Illinois Coalition, 321 Studios, Evergreen International Aviation, General Motors, and several municipalities in Illinois along with many others.


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