Date Change for the Honorable Deborah Lee James, Mitchell Institute Event

Jan 16, 2014, 10:30 ET from Air Force Association

ARLINGTON, Va., Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Air Force Association invites you to attend an AFA Air Force Breakfast held in partnership with the Mitchell Institute for Aerospace Studies with the Honorable Deborah Lee James, Secretary of the Air Force, as our featured speaker.

This event will now be held on Jan. 29, 2014.

Sworn in on December 20th, 2013, as the 23rd Secretary of the Air Force, Ms. James' responsibilities include the organizing, training, equipping, and providing for the welfare of the Air Force's Active Duty, Guard, Reserve, and Civilian Airmen and their families. She also oversees the Air Force's annual budget of more than $110 billion. For Ms. James' full bio, visit the USAF website.

The Mitchell Institute is an affiliate of the Air Force Association (AFA).  AFA's 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 Chief of Staff of the Air Force Gen. Mark A. Welsh; Under Secretary of the Air Force Eric Fanning; and Dr. Mica Endsley, Chief Scientist of the Air Force.

This breakfast was originally scheduled for Jan. 22, but now has been rescheduled to Jan. 29. The breakfast will be held in the same location, at the Sheraton Pentagon City, and will still start at 7:30 a.m.

Please register online for the breakfast. For additional information, contact Mary Ellen Dobrowolski at

The Sheraton Pentagon City is located at 900 S Orme St, Arlington, VA 22204.

The Mitchell Institute for Aerospace Studies is a non-profit, independent, association dedicated to realizing the value of aerospace power in achieving America's security interests.

Our mission is to educate about aerospace power's contribution to America's global interests; inform policy and budget deliberations; and cultivate the next generation of policy leaders to exploit the advantages of operating in the third dimension of air and space. 

To accomplish this, we:

  • Educate about airpower's unique role in securing America's global interests
  • Inform the National Security Debate
  • Cultivate Air-Minded Talent
  • Enhance Air Force Association Mission Effectiveness

Visit Mitchell Institute website at and the AFA website at  AFA has 200 chapters nationally and internationally representing more than 100,000 members. 

Contact: Bridget Dongu

SOURCE Air Force Association