Tuesday, August 30, 2011

September Session of AFA's Air Force Breakfast Series Welcomes Lt. Gen. Carlisle

AFA is pleased to announce Lieutenant General Herbert J. “Hawk” Carlisle, Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations, Plans and Requirements, as the guest speaker for the September session of the AFA Air Force Breakfast Program. This session will be held on Thursday, September 29, 2011, from 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m., at the Key Bridge Marriott in Arlington, Virginia.

Lt. Gen. Carlisle is responsible to the Secretary of the Air Force and the Chief of Staff for formulating policy supporting air, space, irregular warfare, counterproliferation, homeland security, weather and cyber operations. As the Air Force Operations Deputy to the Joint Chiefs of Staff, he determines operational requirements, capabilities and training necessary to support national security objectives and military strategy.

The general is a command pilot with more than 3,600 flying hours. Prior to his current assignment, he served as the Deputy Director, and later, Director of Legislative Liaison at the Office of the Secretary of the Air Force and the Commander of 13th Air Force at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii. He has also participated in Operation Restore Hope in Somalia as the Chief of Air Operations of U.S. Central Command Forward; Operation Provide Comfort in Turkey as Commander of the 54th Fighter Squadron; and Operation Noble Eagle as the 33rd Fighter Wing Commander.

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.

Don't forget to register online at http://septafabreakfast2011.eventbrite.com!

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