Speaker Change for AFA's April Air Force Breakfast Session

Apr 03, 2014, 12:21 ET from Air Force Association

ARLINGTON, Va., April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Air Force Association's upcoming session of the Air Force Breakfast Series will now have Maj. Gen. Wendy M. Masiello, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Contracting for the Office of the Assistance Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition, as the guest speaker. Originally Dr. William A. LaPlante, Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition, was scheduled to speak.

The event will still be held on April 16, 2014, from 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m., at the Crystal City Marriott in Arlington, Virginia.

Masiello is responsible for all aspects of contracting relating to the acquisition of weapon systems, logistics, operational, and contingency support for the Air Force. Throughout her career, she has held a variety of systems acquisition roles including principal contracting officer for surveillance and reconnaissance systems, weapon systems, and test ranges. She has also served several staff tours including Deputy Director of Plans and Programs and Director of Contracting at two systems acquisition centers.

Registration for this event will automatically carry over. However, if you are no longer interested in attending, please contact Amanda Grandel at AGrandel@afa.org and your cancellation and refund will be processed.

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 Deputy Assistant Secretary for Budget Maj. Gen. James Martin.

To register go to http://www.afa.org/events/afaafbreakfastprogram. For additional information, contact Mary Ellen Dobrowolski at mdobrowolski@afa.org.

The Crystal City Marriott is located at 1999 Jefferson Davis Highway, 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.
  • SUPPORT the Total Air Force family and promote aerospace education.

AFA has 200 chapters nationally and internationally representing more than 100,000 members. Visit AFA at www.afa.org.

SOURCE Air Force Association