Lunch with the League -- (Monday) -- The Pentagon Connection: Impacts of the Military of the San Diego Economy


Tom Ham's Lighthouse
2150 Harbor Island Dr
San Diego California 92101
California US
Monday, February 26, 2018 - 11:30am to 1:30pm

The Pentagon Connection: Impacts of the Military of the San Diego Economy

San Diego is a military town, with 2018 spending by the DoD, Coast Guard, and VA forecast at $26 billion! Defense spending is projected to produce nearly $52 billion of San Diego County’s GRP, while generating a total of 343,000 jobs and $22.4 billion of total personal income. What are the pros and cons of San Diego's dependancy on the miilitary? Come find out from our panelists, including:

  • A retired military officer affiliated with the San Diego Military Advisory Council who will present SDMAC’s annual report on Pentagon spending
  • A professor of economics who will explain how Pentagon spending fits into the bigger San Diego economy
  • A local economist who will re-imagine a San Diego economy with less Pentagon influence

Don't miss this opportunity to learn about the economic and political drivers in your community!



Randy Bogle Captain (Ret) USN
San Diego Military Advisory Council

Alan Gin
Associate Professor of Economics University of San Diego

Anne Barron, PhD

Communications Specialist Peace Resource Center 

Co-sponsored by:  San Diego Military Advisory Council

Lunch with League: The Pentagon Connection

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