ARLINGTON, Va., June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Air Force Association, in partnership with Peter Huessy's Congressional Breakfast Series, is proud to announce an upcoming AFA Air Force Breakfast Series event featuring guest speaker Lt. Gen. Stephen W. Wilson, commander of Air Force Global Strike Command.
The event will be held from 7:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m., on Tuesday, June 24, 2014, at the Air Force Association's Headquarters Building, in Arlington, Virginia. Due to space and facility restrictions, this month will be a continental breakfast. There will be no charge to attend this event, but registration is required. Space is limited and seating will be available on a first come, first served basis.
Wilson is responsible for organizing, training, equipping, and maintaining all U.S. intercontinental ballistic missile and nuclear-capable bomber forces. The command's mission is to develop and provide combat-ready forces for nuclear deterrence and global strike operations to support the President of the United States and combatant commanders. The command comprises more than 23,000 professionals operating at various locations around the globe. The command's six wings control the nation's entire inventory of Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missiles and B-2 and B-52 bomber aircraft.
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 press. Past speakers include Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James; Chief of Staff of the Air Force Gen. Mark Welsh, and Air Force Deputy Chief of Staff for Manpower, Personnel, and Services Lt. Gen. Samuel Cox
The Air Force Association's Headquarters Building is located at 1501 Lee Highway, Arlington, VA 22209.
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 100,000 members. Visit AFA at www.afa.org.
CONTACT: Bridget Dongu, 1-703-247-5818, [email protected]
SOURCE Air Force Association