Friday, September 23, 2011

The End of the 2011 Air & Space Conference

The 2011 Air & Space Conference and Technology Exposition and National Convention has officially ended, after nearly a week of great Conference addresses by the Chief of Staff of the Air Force and the Secretary of the Air Force, as well as the many sessions led by military leadership and industry experts. [For transcripts of the some of the sessions, go to:]

AFA's Four Star Forum
The whole event culminated on Wednesday, September 21, 2011, with the Air Force Anniversary dinner, where several individuals/groups received awards five individuals and groups at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center, after three days of workshops, presentations and panels and an exhibit floor that boasted the latest in aerospace and defense technology.

Heavy Bombardment Crews of WWII accept their Lifetime Achievement Award

Representative C.W. Bill Young accepts his W. Stuart Symington Award
or the most significant contribution by a civilian for national defense

Check out more of the great moments we captured at! Our 2011 Air & Space  Album has pictures from our National Convention and Conference, our several award ceremonies, the Expo floor, our Anniversary Dinner and many more!

Also, we've uploaded new videos on the AFA YouTube page. So if you missed the CSAF's Air Force Update or wanted to learn more about our Lifetime Achievement winners, check out:

The AFA thanks everyone who helped make this year's conference a success. If you were there, we hope you had a great time and used the opportunity for professional growth. If you weren't able to join us, hopefully you'll be able to catch us next year!  

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