Thursday, August 9, 2012

AFA’s Next Mitchell Hour: Air Force and NATO air operations in Afghanistan

If you're in the Arlington, VA-area, stop in for the next Mitchell Hour, which will be this Tuesday, August 14!

AFA's Mitchell Institute for Airpower Studies welcomes Major General Tod D. Wolters, former commander of the 9th Air and Space Expeditionary Task Force-Afghanistan, as the guest speaker for an upcoming Mitchell Hour. He will discuss Air Force and NATO air operations in Afghanistan.

Gen. Wolters is currently the Air Force Director of Legislative Liaison. The directorate is the contact between the Air Force and Congress on issues such as legislative and constituent inquiries, programs and weapons systems. He was previously commander of the 9th Air and Space Expeditionary Task Force-Afghanistan and Deputy Commander for Air, US Forces-Afghanistan. For a year in that role, he led more than 9,000 airmen across three Afghanistan-based air wings.

He will provide attendees his perspective on the successes and limitations of US and NATO airpower in Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan.
WHEN: Tuesday, August 14, 2012, 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
WHERE: AFA’s national headquarters at 1501 Lee Highway, Arlington, VA, 22209, next to the Key Bridge Marriott. The presentation will be in AFA’s fourth floor boardroom.
Remember, all Mitchell Hours are free to the public. To register for this event, go to

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