ARLINGTON, Va., Nov. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Air Force Association is proud to announce an upcoming AFA Air Force Breakfast featuring guest speaker Eric Fanning, Acting Secretary of the Air Force. The event will be held on Monday, November 18, 2013 at 7:00 a.m. at the Key Bridge Marriott in Arlington, Virginia.
Eric Fanning is the Acting Secretary of the Air Force, Washington, D.C. He was confirmed as the 24th Under Secretary of the Air Force on April 18, 2013, and began to serve in the additional role of Acting Secretary of the Air Force June 21, 2013. He is responsible for the affairs of the Department of the Air Force, including the organizing, training, equipping and providing for the welfare of its more than 333,000 men and women on active duty, 178,000 members of the Air National Guard and the Air Force Reserve, 182,000 civilians, and their families. He also oversees the Air Force's annual budget of more than $110 billion. For Mr. Fanning's full bio, visit the USAF website.
AFA's AF Breakfast Program is a monthly series that provides a venue for senior Air Force and Department of Defense leaders to communicate directly with the public and the press. Past speakers include Chief of Staff of the Air Force Gen. Mark A. Welsh, former Secretary of the Air Force Michael B. Donley; Dr. Jamie M. Morin, Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Financial Management and Comptroller; and Gen. William Shelton, Commander, Air Force Space Command.
The Key Bridge Marriott is located at 1401 Lee Highway Arlington, Virginia 22201.
The Air Force Association is a non-profit, independent, professional military and aerospace education association. Our mission is to promote a dominant United States Air Force and a strong national defense, and to honor Airmen and our Air Force Heritage. To accomplish this, we:
- EDUCATE the public on the critical need for unmatched aerospace power and a technically superior workforce to ensure U.S. national security;
- ADVOCATE for aerospace power and STEM education; and
- SUPPORT the Total Air Force family and promote aerospace education.
AFA has 200 chapters nationally and internationally representing more than 105,000 members. Visit AFA at www.afa.org.
SOURCE Air Force Association