Trade Show Looks At What Issues Navy, Marines Face

Team Infidel

Forum Spin Doctor
San Diego Union-Tribune
February 6, 2008
DOWNTOWN SAN DIEGO --West 2008, a major annual trade show devoted to Navy and Marine Corps issues, began yesterday at the San Diego Convention Center.
The theme of this year's conference, which will run through tomorrow, is “U.S. at a Crossroads: Where – and How – After Iraq?”
Panelists will discuss topics such as the Navy's shipbuilding crisis, cyber-warfare and the military's efforts against illegal drugs.
The lineup of speakers includes retired Marine Gen. Peter Pace, former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and Navy Adm. Timothy Keating, who leads the Hawaii-based U.S. Pacific Command.
The trade show is sponsored by AFCEA International and the U.S. Naval Institute. For more information, go to
– S.L.