ARLINGTON, Va., June 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Air Force Association is pleased to announce Dr. Maybury, AF/ST Chief Scientist of the U.S. Air Force, as the guest speaker for the July session of AFA's 2012 Air Force Breakfast Program. This event will be held on Tuesday, July 17, 2012, from 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m., at the Crystal City Marriott in Arlington, Virginia.
In his position, Dr. Maybury serves as the leading scientific adviser to the Chief of Staff and Secretary of the Air Force, and provides assessments on a wide range of scientific and technical issues affecting the Air Force mission. In this role he identifies and analyzes technical issues and brings them to attention of Air Force leaders, and interacts with other Air Staff principals, operational commanders, combatant commands, acquisition, and science and technology communities to address cross-organizational technical issues and solutions. He also interacts with other services and the Office of the Secretary of Defense on issues affecting the Air Force in-house technical enterprise.
A former Air Force officer, Dr. Maybury is currently on a leave of absence as an Executive Director at the MITRE Corporation. He has edited or co-authored 10 books, authored more than 60 refereed publications, and been awarded several U.S. patents.
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; Chief of Staff of the Air Force Gen. Norton A. Schwartz; and Gen. Gary L. North, Commander of Pacific Air Forces.
The Crystal City Marriott is located at 1999 Jefferson Davis Highway 1401 (hotel entrance: 20th & S. Bell St.), Arlington, VA 22202.
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 108,000 members. Visit AFA on the internet at www.afa.org.
SOURCE Air Force Association