For Immediate Release
June 1, 2011
Air Force Materiel Command Leader to Speak at June Session of AFA Air Force Breakfast Series
Arlington, VA – The Air Force Association is pleased to announce General Donald J. Hoffman, Commander of Air Force Materiel Command, as the guest speaker for the June session of the AFA Air Force Breakfast Program, to be held on Wednesday, June 22, 2011, from 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m., at the Key Bridge Marriott in Arlington, Va.
Gen. Hoffman is responsible for the command's 75,000 people who manage $59 billion annually in research, development, test and evaluation while providing the acquisition management services and logistics support required to develop, procure and sustain Air Force weapon systems.
Hoffman, commissioned in 1974, is a command pilot with more than 3,400 flying hours in fighter, trainer and transport aircraft and has served in various operational and staff assignments in Europe, the Middle East and United States. He has commanded at the flight, squadron, group and wing levels, and has served on the staffs of U.S. Central Command, U.S. European Command, Air Education and Training Command, Air Combat Command and Headquarters U.S. Air Force.
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, Under Secretary of the Air Force Erin Conaton, General Gary L. North, Commander of Pacific Air Forces, and Lt. Gen. Loren M. Reno, Deputy Chief of Staff for Logistics, Installations and Mission Support.
Please register online at
http://www.afaJUNEbreakfast.eventbrite.com/. For additional information, contact Sarah Piggott at
The Key Bridge Marriott is located at 1401 Lee Highway, Arlington, Va.
The AFA is a 501(c)(3), nonprofit organization promoting public understanding of aerospace power and the pivotal role it plays in the security of the nation. AFA has over 200 chapters nationally and internationally representing 120,000 members. Visit AFA www.AFA.org.
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