Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Event: Mitchell Institute Breakfast Seminar, "The Friday Space Group"

The Mitchell Institute for Aerospace Studies is sponsoring a new series of educational breakfast seminars, titled "The Friday Space Group: The Value of Space to the Warfighter," on Capitol Hill this year from February to November.

Commander of Air Force Space Command General William Shelton opened the series Friday, Feb. 7, with an overview of how space has contributed to the fight. His talk framed the overall theme of the Friday Space Group series.

The second talk of the breakfast seminars is around the corner, scheduled for March 7, at the Reserve Officers Association headquarters, directly across from the Dirksen Senate Office Building.

Maj Gen Robert D. McMurry Jr., Director, Space Programs, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Acquisition, will introduce the three featured speakers.
  • Colonel Harold W. "Stormy" Martin, Deputy Director, National Coordination Office for Space-Based Positioning, Navigation, and Timing, Washington, D.C.
  • Colonel William Cooley, Director of the Space and Missile Systems Center's Global Positioning Systems Program Office
  • Major Joseph Thomas, US Army, PNT Requirements for USAF A3/5
Please RSVP as soon as possible. Events are on the record unless otherwise indicated.

The Friday Space Group is hosted by David A. Deptula, Lt Gen USAF (Ret.), Dean of the Mitchell Institute for Aerospace Studies, and Peter Huessy, President of GeoStrategic Analysis and Senior Defense Consultant at AFA, as well as co-sponsors AFA, ROA, and NDIA.

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