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Brigadier General Jean-Pierre Fagué

Deputy Commanding General of Readiness & Plans for the U.S Army 3rd Infantry Division at Fort Stewart
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My Experiences as a French Officer Serving in French and Multinational Forces and with the U.S. Army

Brigadier General Fagué has 30 years of experience serving in the French armed forces and with multinational forces in Africa, Eastern Europe, and the Middle East, in addition to his current role as Deputy Commanding General of the U.S. Army’s 3rd Infantry Division at Fort Stewart.  He will relate his experiences abroad, especially his multiple deployments in Africa; his interactions with other countries’ militaries on missions in ways that we might not expect, especially with nations we now consider “unfriendly”.  His main focus will be on the modernization of the 3rd Infantry Division (ID) and where the U.S Army is going and how international cooperation is the key to success in defending Europe. What is the role of the 3rd ID in global affairs? 
General Fagué also had extensive experience in transforming the French Armed Forces command structures, working at the French Joint Staff HQ in Paris.



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(The 3rd Infantry Division welcomes new Deputy Commanding General for Readiness and new Chief of Staff, July ’21, by SFC Justin A. NaylorDVIDS)
Brigadier General Jean-Pierre Fagué is currently serving as the Deputy Commanding General of Readiness for the 3rd Infantry Division at Fort Stewart as of 17 July 2021.  His early service within the French forces includes assignments both in France and in French forces prepositioned in Africa.  In Africa, he was deployed to the Democratic Republic of the Congo in 2004, as Chief of Future Operations at French Operation Licorne’s joint headquarters in Abidjan in 2006-2007, as Chief of the Joint Operations Centre in N’Djamena, Chad, in February 2008, as Chief of Operations of the European Union Military Force (EUFOR)  Chad/Central African Republic Multinational-Centre Battalion.   BG Fagué served as Chief of Staff of the French Regional Cooperation Joint Task Force for West Africa from 2011 to 2013.  In 2020, he deployed to Lebanon as the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) Chief of Staff and French Senior National Representative.
General Fagué’s joint assignments include four tours in the French Joint Staff in Paris: in the International Relations directorate from 2001 to 2004; in the Operations directorate’s Plans and Policy Division from 2008 to 2010; as the Chief of Staff for Operations’ chef de projet for the transformation of the Armed Forces command structures from 2013 to 2014.  Finally, he was assigned to the Plans Directorate’s Capability Planning Division from 2016 to 2018, where he was in charge of national intelligence capabilities
BG Fagué attended the United States Marine Corps Command and Staff College (“Distinguished Graduate”).  Additionally, he served as a faculty member at the French War College from 2014-to 2015 and was appointed Deputy Director of the French Centre for Higher Military Studies (CHEM) in July 2018.  He holds a Bachelor’s degree in foreign languages, a Masters’s degree in military studies from the University of Virginia, and he teaches at Sciences Po Paris School of International Affairs.  His awards and decorations include the French Legion of Honor, the National Order of Merit, and the Cross of Military Valor. Brigadier General Fagué is also Commander of the National Order of Merit of Senegal, Officer of the National Order of Mali, Knight of the Lebanese National Order of the Cedar and he has been awarded the U.S. Army Commendation Medal.


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Ambassador (ret.) Deborah R. Malac

Retired U.S. Senior Foreign Service Officer (39 yrs.), former U.S. Ambassador to Uganda and Liberia

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US World Affairs Councils are offering our Members Real-time Analysis through Free & Fee Webinars 

Members can stay engaged & participate in various FREE & FEE Virtual Webinars offered by US World Affairs Councils. Both FREE & FEE Virtual Opportunities are listed below and updated weekly simply follow the links to register.

All programs below are accessible online unless otherwise indicated.


U.S.-China Relations
Zoom In on JUNE 28 ~ 8:30-10:00 AM

Join the World Affairs Council of Connecticut and the Connecticut China Council for an exciting new event. Speakers, Amb. Paul W. Speltz and Jeffrey Goldstein will discuss foreign trade and the practical implications of doing business in China.


Wednesday 6/15
World Affairs (Northern California) hosts Patrick Chamorel, Senior Scholar and Lecturer at Stanford in Washington, for “Marin Online | Why Did the Deeply Unsatisfied French Re-elect Macron?
WorldDenver hosts Todd Chapman, former U.S. Ambassador to Brazil and Ecuador, and Patricia Barela Rivera, President of PBR Solutions, for “Deepening Colorado’s Connection with Latin America” (In person)
World Affairs Council of Kentucky and Southern Indiana hosts a panel of experts for “June 2022 Member Salon Dispelling Global Disinformation: Journalism in the Digital Age” (In person)
World Affairs Council of Dallas/Fort Worth hosts a panel of experts for “World Cup 2026: The Dallas Bid & Tour of the National Soccer Hall of Fame” (In person)
World Affairs Council of Seattle hosts Emma Belcher, President of Ploughshares Fund, for “June Fellows Alumni Breakfast” (In person)
World Affairs Council of Inland Southern California presents “International Trivia Night” (In person)
Colorado Springs World Affairs Council presents “World Affairs Council Colleagues” (In person)
Worcester World Affairs Council presents “WWAC Summer Social 2022” (In person)
World Affairs Council of Greater Houston presents “A Taste of Mongolia” (In person)
Thursday 6/16
World Affairs Council of Orange County hosts Rushan Abbas, advocate for Uyghur rights and recipient of a 2019 Freedom Fighter award, for “China’s Rising Authoritarianism: Implications for Vulnerable Ethnic & Religious Groups & Uyghur Genocide
International Affairs Forum (Traverse City) hosts a panel of experts for “Foreign Policy Mashup”
World Affairs Council of Philadelphia hosts a panel of experts on “Subnational Diplomacy: A Conversation with the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania & the Emilia-Romagna Region of Italy” (In person)
World Affairs Council of Dallas/Fort Worth hosts Ian Morris, author of Why the West Rules – For Now, and Francis Fukuyama, Director of Stanford’s Ford Dorsey Master’s in International Policy, for “Shifting Landscapes
World Affairs Council of Seattle hosts Michael Mandelbaum, author of The Four Ages of American Foreign Policy, for “How America Became the World’s Sole Hyperpower
World Affairs Council of Maine presents “Coffee and Discussion: Current Events
World Affairs Council of New Hampshire presents “Annual Meeting 2022
Friday 6/17
World Affairs Council of Sonoma County hosts Douglas Lee, historian, teacher, and author, for “The U.S., Russia, and China: Today’s Global Ménage à Trois — The Chinese Perspective” (In person)
World Affairs Council of Seattle hosts Alice Hill, Senior Fellow for Energy and the Environment at the Council on Foreign Relations, for a second “June Fellows Breakfast” (In person)
World Affairs Council of Harrisburg presents “Covid-19 Update: What’s Happening Now & What’s Next?”
Saturday 6/18
World Affairs Council of Greater Houston presents “ICELAND: Land of Ice and Fire” (In person)

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