The 2010 Infantry Warfighting Conference kicks off

FORT BENNING, Ga. (WTVM) – More than 275 defense and technology exhibitors will display weapons and equipment in use at The 2010 Infantry Warfighting Conference, which began Tuesday at the Columbus Georgia Convention and Trade Center.

Several hundred are expected to attend. Speakers will include Gen. James Thurman, U.S. Army Forces Command's commanding general; Brig. Gen. Michael Linnington, the plans and projects deputy chief of staff for International Security Assistance Force Joint Command in Afghanistan; and Sgt. Maj. of the Army Kenneth Preston, the Army's highest ranking enlisted Soldier.

There is no conference fee; but, there are fees for events associated with the conference.

A full conference agenda can be found at
View a list of participating exhibitors can be found at