The Air Force Historical Foundation: Proudly Presents a Symposium Celebrating the 60th Anniversary of the United States Air Force Tuesday, October 16 and Wednesday, October 17, 2007
Sheraton Crystal City Hotel 1800 Jefferson Davis Highway Arlington VA 22202
The Evolution of Air and Space Power: Know the Past--Shape the Future
Panels: War in the Shadows, Conventional War, and Space and Cyber War
Register online at www.afhistoricalfoundation.org/symposium
Featured speakers include the senior leaders of the U.S. Air Force:
Hon. Michael W. Wynne, Secretary of the Air Force General T. Michael Moseley, Chief of Staff, USAF General John D. W. Corley, Vice Chief of Staff, USAF
The Air Force Historical Foundation is able to produce this symposium thanks to the generous support of our corporate sponsors
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The Program Tuesday, October 16, 2007 7:30 Registration, Coffee, and Networking 8:30 Introductions and Welcome: Col Jere Wallace, Symposium Chair Opening Remarks: Lt Gen Michael A. Nelson, President and Chairman of the Board, Air Force Historical Foundation Keynote Address: Dr (Col, USAF, Ret) Philip Meilinger 9:00 Panel A: War in the Shadows Chair: Maj Gen Richard L. Comer, USAF (Ret) 9:05 Paper 1: Dr Michael P. May The Forgotten Air Force Strategy for Limited Wars 9:30 Paper 2: Major Gregory P. Roberts Jolly Green and the Long War: Asymmetrically Leveraging USAF Combat Search and Rescue Capability across the Range of Military Operations 9:55 Paper 3: Dr John A. Glover Whither Aviation Foreign Internal Defense: An Update and a Way Ahead 10:20 Break 10:50 Paper 4: Dr Timothy R. Keck, Operation Unified Assistance: A Historical Assessment of the 2004-2005 Tsunami Humanitarian Relief Operation 11:15 Questions & Answers 12:00 End Panel A 12:30 Buffet Luncheon Luncheon Address: Gen John D. W. Corley, Vice Chief of Staff, USAF (Nominated Commander, Air Combat Command) 2:00 End Luncheon 2:30 Panel B: Conventional War Chair: Mr C. R. "Dick" Anderegg, Director, USAF History and Museums Program 2:35 Paper 1: Lt Col Christopher M. Rein General John K. Cannon and the Twelfth Air Force in the North African Campaign 2:55 Paper 2: Dr Thomas Hughes The Cactus Air Force in World War II 3:15 Paper 3: Dr Patti D. Gelpi, Jr. To Shape the Postwar Debate: "Opie" Wetland, the Far East Air Force, Air University Quarterly Review, and Tactical Airpower, 1951-1954 3:35 Break 4:05 Paper 4: Dr Alan D. Meyer and CMSgt David Anderson The Air National Guard's Evolving Role in Low-Intensity Conflict: Engaging Non-State Actors both at Home and Abroad 4:25 Paper 5: Dr James D. Perry Aerospace Power and the Sanctuary Problem 4:45 Questions & Answers 5:30 End Panel B 6:00 Reception 7:00 Banquet Introduction of SecAF: Lt Gen Michael A. Nelson, President and Chairman of the Board, Air Force Historical Foundation Remarks: The Honorable Michael W. Wynne, SecAF Dinner Served Banquet Address: Mr Keith Ferris, famed aviation artist Award Presenter:. The Honorable Michael W. Wynne, SecAF Air Force Historical Foundation's--First Annual General Carl "Tooey" Spaatz Award. The award is presented to an individual or group for extraordinary, sustained contributions to the making of Air Force history. 10:00 Banquet Ends Wednesday, October 17, 2007 7:30 Coffee and Networking 8:30 Start Second Day of Symposium 8:30 Panel C: Space and Cyber War Chair: Ms Natalie Crawford 8:35 Paper 1: Dr Robert M. Dienesch MIDAS: The Birth of Early Warning 9:00 Paper 2: Dr David G. Smith DARPA Rising: The Race for Space and the Early Years of the Advanced Research Projects Agency, 1958-1960 9:25 Paper 3: Mr Chris M. Mayse High Altitude ISR, Meeting the Needs of the War Fighter: An Evolution in Operations 9:50 Break 10:30 Paper 4: Dr Rick W. Sturdevant From Satellite Tracking to Space Situational Awareness: The USAF and Space Surveillance, 1957-2007 11:00 Questions & Answers 11:45 End Panel C 12:00 Buffet Luncheon Luncheon Address: Gen T. Michael Moseley, Chief of Staff, USAF Award Presenter. Gen T. Michael Moseley, Chief of Staff, USAF The Air Force Historical Foundation's--First Annual Major General I. B. Holley Award. The award is presented to an individual or group for extraordinary, sustained contributions to the documentation of Air Force history. 1:30 End Luncheon 5:00 End Displays in Atrium End Symposium
Symposium Registration Fees:
Register online at www.afhistoricalfoundation.org/symposium The registration fees depend upon military status and membership in the Air Force Historical Foundation (AFHF). Members of the military in uniform, from any service or any nation, are charged lower prices, as are members of the Foundation.
MILITARY IN UNIFORM (ANY SERVICE, ANY NATION), MEMBER OF AIR FORCE HISTORICAL FOUNDATION (AFHF) Presentations only, no meals FREE Tuesday Luncheon $ 25 Wednesday Luncheon $ 25 Banquet $ 40 Program and all three meals $100 MILITARY IN UNIFORM, NOT A MEMBER OF AFHF Presentations only, no meals $25 Tuesday Luncheon $35 Wednesday Luncheon $35 Banquet $50 Program and all three meals $150 CIVILIAN (INCLUDING RETIRED MILITARY), MEMBER OF AFHF Presentations only, no meals NOT AN OPTION Tuesday Luncheon $35 Wednesday Luncheon $35 Banquet $50 Program and all three meals $180 Program, two luncheons, no banquet $155 CIVILIAN (INCLUDING RETIRED MILITARY), NOT A MEMBER OF AFHF Presentations only, no meals NOT AN OPTION Tuesday Luncheon $50 Wednesday Luncheon $50 Banquet $65 Program and all three meals $230 Program, two luncheons, no banquet $205 DISPLAY TABLE Members: $50 Non-Members: $100 Info: execdir~afhistoricalfoundation.org Register: www.afhistoricalfoundation.org/symposium
Sheraton Crystal City Hotel
1800 Jefferson Davis Highway
Arlington VA 22202
The Air Force Historical Foundation room block is open for registration on the Web through this Web site: http://www, starwoodmeeting.com/StarGroupsWeb/booking/ reservation?id=0704113123&key=886A7
The room rate is $220 single or double, plus applicable state and local taxes, currently 10.25%, for a total of $242.55 including tax. To get the best available rate, mention the Air Force Historical Foundation room block. Check-in time is 3:00 pm and check-out time is 12:00 noon. When the room block is full, many other fine hotels are available in the Crystal City area. To ensure availability, make your room reservation NOW.
Parking: Available in the hotel's underground garage at a special rate of $10 per day. Vehicles over 6'8" cannot fit into the garage. Guest parking is on a space-available basis.
Metro: The Crystal City Metro Station exits onto 18th Street, two blocks from the hotel.
What to wear: For the business sessions and luncheons, military may wear the uniform of the day, either service dress, Class A, uniform informal, or utility uniforms such as BDUs, ABUs, or flight suits. Civilians will wear business attire. For the banquet on Oct 16, military will wear service dress, Class A, or uniform informal. Civilians will wear business attire. (NO mess dress or black tie.)
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Publication information: Article title: The Air Force Historical Foundation: Proudly Presents a Symposium Celebrating the 60th Anniversary of the United States Air Force Tuesday, October 16 and Wednesday, October 17, 2007. Contributors: Not available. Journal title: Air Power History. Volume: 54. Issue: 3 Publication date: Fall 2007. Page number: 61+. © 2009 Air Force Historical Foundation. COPYRIGHT 2007 Gale Group.
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