ARLINGTON, Va., March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Air Force Association's Mitchell Institute for Aerospace Studies welcomes Lt. Gen. Hyungchul Kim, Vice Chief of Staff of the Republic of Korea Air Force, as the guest speaker for an upcoming Mitchell Forum. The event will be held on Friday, March 21, from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., at the Sheraton Pentagon City, in Arlington, Virginia.
Sixty years after the armistice, the Republic of Korea is one of the United States' core treaty allies in East Asia and is a key partner in the "Pacific Pivot." USAF and ROKAF forces stand united as key partners through numerous collaborative engagements on the Korean Peninsula, in Asia, and around the world. During the hour-long presentation, Kim will discuss security dynamics in North East Asia, the collaborative relationship between the air forces of the United States and the Republic of Korea, and details regarding the Republic of Korea Air Force's military modernization plan.
The Sheraton Pentagon City is located at 900 S. Orme St., Arlington, VA 22204.
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The Mitchell Institute for Aerospace Studies is an independent, non-profit research, studies, and analysis organization founded by the Air Force Association. It takes its name from America's most famous and arguably greatest airman, Brig. Gen. William Mitchell. The Institute seeks to carry on, in the modern day, General Mitchell's tireless and dedicated effort to expand airpower thinking and increase public awareness of the need for this unique military instrument. For more information, visit http://www.afa.org/MitchellInstitute1.
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- 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.
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SOURCE Air Force Association