ARLINGTON, Va., April 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Air Force Association is pleased to announce Lt. Gen. Larry D. James, Deputy Chief of Staff for Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, as the guest speaker for the April session of AFA's 2012 Air Force Breakfast Program. This event will be held on Thursday, April 26, 2012, from 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m., at the Crystal City Marriott in Arlington, Virginia.
In his position, Gen. James is responsible to the Secretary and Chief of Staff of the Air Force for policy formulation, planning, evaluation, oversight, and leadership of Air Force intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance capabilities. As the Air Force's Senior Intelligence Officer he is directly responsible to the Director of National Intelligence and the Under Secretary of Defense for Intelligence. He leads more than 20,000 ISR officers, enlisted and civilians across the Air Force ISR Enterprise.
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; Gen. Gary L. North, Commander of Pacific Air Forces; Gen. Donald J. Hoffman, Commander of Air Force Materiel Command; and Lt. Gen. Christopher D. Miller, Deputy Chief of Staff for Strategic Plans and Programs.
The Crystal City Marriott is located at 1999 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Arlington, VA 22202. (Hotel entrance can be found at 20th & S. Bell St).
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.
- 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