F-35 Lightening II
(Photo courtesy of www.af.mil and Lockheed Martin/Tom Harvey)
Wednesday, July 13, 2011
The F-35 is said to bring cutting-edge technologies to the battlespace of the future. At this month's Air Force Breakfast Series, Major General C.D. Moore II, Deputy Director for the Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) Program Office, will be the guest speaker, bringing attendees up to speed on the progress of these next generation aircraft.
Gen. Moore is a U.S. Air Force officer and command pilot with more than 3,000 flight hours in 30 types of aircraft. He has served as a T-38 instructor pilot, an operational F-15 pilot and as an experimental test pilot. He also served as commander of the first F-22 squadron as well as a group commander at Eglin AFB, Fla., Materiel Wing Director of the F-16 System Program Office, and Vice Commander of the Aeronautical Systems Center.
Previous assignments include Chief of Air Operations for Multi-National Forces-Iraq in 2004 and Director of Special Programs for the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics in 2008.
The AFA 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, and Gen. Donald J. Hoffman, Commander of Air Force Materiel Command.
The July session will be held on Wednesday, July 27, 2011, from 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m., at the Sheraton Crystal City Hotel, 1800 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington VA, 22202.
To register online, go to http://afajulybreakfast2011.eventbrite.com.