For Immediate Release
January 27, 2012
*This announcement was originally released on January 18, 2012, with a different date for the event. As of January 23, 2012, the event date changed to February 2, 2012. Now, as of January 27, 2012, there has been a speaker change, and Secretary of the Air Force Michael B. Donley will be the guest speaker.
Speaker Change for the Air Force Associationís 2012 Air Force Breakfast Series
First session of the new season to be led by Secretary of the Air Force
Arlington, VA Ė The Air Force Association is pleased to announce Secretary of the Air Force Michael B. Donley as the guest speaker for the first session of AFAís 2012 Air Force Breakfast Program. This session will be held on Thursday, February 2, 2012, from 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m., at the Key Bridge Marriott in Arlington, Virginia.
The Honorable Donley is the 22nd Secretary and was confirmed Oct. 2, 2008. He is responsible for the affairs of the Department of the Air Force, including the organizing, training, equipping and providing for the welfare of its more than 334,000 men and women on active duty, 176,000 members of the Air National Guard and the Air Force Reserve, 170,000 civilians, and their families. He also oversees the Air Force's annual budget of more than $119 billion.
The 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, and Gen. Donald J. Hoffman, Commander of Air Force Materiel Command.
Please register online at http://jan2012breakfast.eventbrite.com. For additional information, contact Sarah Piggott at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Key Bridge Marriott is located at 1400 Lee Highway, Arlington VA, 22209.
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