ARLINGTON, Va., Jan. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Air Force Association is pleased to announce Dr. Jamie Morin, Acting Under Secretary of the Air Force, as the guest speaker for the January session of AFA's 2013 Air Force Breakfast Program. This event will be held on Tuesday, January 15, 2013, from 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m., at the Key Bridge Marriott in Arlington, Virginia.
As Acting Under Secretary of the Air Force, Dr. Morin is responsible for Department of the Air Force affairs on behalf of the Secretary of the Air Force, including the organizing, training, equipping and providing for the welfare of its more than 333,000 active duty men and women, 178,000 Air National Guard and the Air Force Reserve members, 182,000 civilians, and their families. He also oversees the Air Force's annual budget of more than $110 billion and serves as acting Secretary of the Air Force in the Secretary's absence.
Dr. Morin simultaneously serves as the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Financial Management and Comptroller. Previously, Dr. Morin was a member of the professional staff of the U.S. Senate Committee on the Budget, where he served as the committee's lead analyst for the defense, intelligence, and foreign affairs budgets.
The Air Force 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 Secretary of the Air Force Michael B. Donley; former Chief of Staff of the Air Force Gen. Norton A. Schwartz; and Dr. Mark T. Maybury, Chief Scientist of the Air Force.
The Key Bridge Marriott is located at 1401 Lee Highway, Arlington, VA 22209.
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 on the internet at www.afa.org.
SOURCE Air Force Association