For Immediate Release
November 7, 2011
Asst. Vice Chief of Staff to Speak at November Session of Air Force Breakfast Series
Arlington, VA – The Air Force Association is pleased to announce Lt. Gen. Dick Newton, Assistant Vice Chief of Staff and Director of Air Staff, Headquarters, U.S. Air Force, as the guest speaker for the November session of AFA’s Air Force Breakfast Program. This session will be held on Tuesday, November 29, 2011, from 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m., at the Key Bridge Marriott, located at 1401 Lee Highway, Arlington, VA.
Lt. Gen. Newton oversees the administration and organization of the Air Staff, which develops policies, plans and programs; establishes requirements; and provides resources to support the Air Force's mission. He also serves as Deputy Chairman of the Air Force Council, and is the Air Force accreditation official for the international Corps of Air Attachés.
He has served at Headquarters U.S. Air Force as the Deputy Chief of Staff for Plans and Operations, and later as Deputy Director for Strategic Plans and Future Systems for the Deputy Chief of Staff for Personnel. His joint assignments include serving as Deputy Director for Information Operations and the Director, Plans and Policy (J5), U.S. Strategic Command.
Most recently Gen. Newton served as the Assistant Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations, Plans and Requirements, Headquarters U.S. Air Force. He is a command pilot with over 2,900 flying hours in a variety of aircraft, including the B-2, B-1B, B-52 and T-38.
Please register online at http://afanovemberbreakfast.eventbrite.com/.
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; Gen. Donald J. Hoffman, Commander of Air Force Materiel Command.
There will be no December Air Force Breakfast Session, but the program will resume in January 2012. For additional information, contact Sarah Piggott at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 more than 200 chapters nationally and internationally representing 120,000 members. Visit www.AFA.org.
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