ARLINGTON, Va., March 28, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Air Force Association is proud to welcome 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 AFA Air Force Breakfast. The breakfast will be held on Thursday, April 18, 2013, from 7:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. at the Key Bridge Marriott in Arlington, Virginia.
General James reports 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. This includes the Air Force Intelligence Analysis Agency as well as the Air Force ISR Agency which includes the 480th ISRW, 70th ISRW, National Air and Space Intelligence Center, and the Air Force Technical Applications Center. The general's career has spanned a wide variety of operations, intelligence and acquisition assignments, including space shuttle payload specialist, Air Staff program element monitor, Chief of Operations, 14th Air Force and Director of Signals Intelligence, National Reconnaissance Office.
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, Virginia 22201
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.
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SOURCE Air Force Association