The Defense Education Forum (DEF) of the Reserve Officers Association (ROA) invites you to the following event:
National Security Forum with General Norton Schwartz
On Thursday, August 5, DEF in partnership with the Army Navy Country Club, will present the third installment of an ongoing series of National Security Forums. This iteration of the series will feature remarks by the Air Force Chief of Staff, General Norton Schwartz.
As Chief, General Schwartz serves as the senior uniformed Air Force officer responsible for the organization, training and equipping of nearly 700,000 active-duty, Guard, Reserve and civilian forces serving in the United States and overseas. A graduate of the U.S. Air Force Academy in 1973, he is also an alumnus of the National War College, a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, and a 1994 Fellow of Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Seminar XXI.
General Schwartz is a command pilot with more than 4,400 flying hours in a variety of aircraft. He participated as a crewmember in the 1975 airlift evacuation of Saigon, and in 1991 served as Chief of Staff of the Joint Special Operations Task Force for Northern Iraq in operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm. In 1997, he led the Joint Task Force that prepared for the noncombatant evacuation of U.S. citizens in Cambodia.
General Schwartz will discuss the demands on the men and women of the Air Force within the current national security environment.
Remarks by General Norton Schwartz, Chief of Staff of the Air Force: to include Q&A
(Followed by reception)
Thursday August 5, 2010
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Army Navy Country Club
1700 Army Navy Dr.
Arlington, VA 22202
To attend this event, please send an RSVP e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
(Dress code for this event is coat & tie; like attire for ladies)
-For more information, please contact Keith Weller-