Air Force Association Hosts Pacific Air & Space Symposium

Nov 26, 2013, 15:51 ET from Air Force Association

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Air Force Association (AFA) held their Pacific Air & Space Symposium last week at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza Hotel in Los Angeles, Calif. Over 600 people attended the conference, which featured over 30 speakers and ended with the annual Air Force Ball.

Speaker highlights from this year's conference included Acting Secretary of the Air Force Eric Fanning, Commander of Air Force Space Command General William Shelton, Commander of Pacific Air Force General Hawk Carlisle, and a number of other active and retired Air Force officials and civilian industry leaders. Topics discussed ranged from the Airmen in the Rebalance, AFMC: Equipping the Force, Pacific Airpower Resiliency, Air Force Space Command's challenges, and more.

To listen to the audio from the speaker sessions and to reference speaker slides, visit our conference website at

"AFA is proud to bring another successful event to a close and grateful for the opportunity to engage with military, government, and industry members in an effort to spread its mission to educate, advocate, and support on behalf of the United States Air Force," said George Muellner, AFA Chairman of the Board. "This is an important time to bring the focus to the challenges and opportunities of executing air, space, and cyber power in the Pacific and the way ahead for the Air Force."

AFA's next conference will be the annual Air Warfare Symposium and Technology Exposition in Orlando, Fl on February 19-21, 2014. For more information on how you can be involved with AFA throughout the year, visit

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 100,000 members.  Visit AFA at

SOURCE Air Force Association