AFA Air Force Breakfast Series Begins New Year with Secretary of the Air Force

ARLINGTON, Va., Dec. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — AFA announces that the Honorable Michael B. Donley, Secretary of the Air Force, will be starting off the 2011 AFA Air Force Breakfast Program Series as the guest speaker for the January session, to be held on Wednesday, January 12, 2011, from 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m., at the Sheraton National Hotel in Arlington, VA.

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.

As Secretary of the Air Force, Mr. Donley is responsible for overseeing the organizing, supplying, equipping, servicing, mobilizing and maintaining of the U.S. Air Force. Prior to becoming USAF’s top civilian leader, he served as the Director of Administration and Management (DA&M). As the DA&M, Mr. Donley was the principal staff assistant to Secretary Robert Gates for Department of Defense (DoD) Organizational and Management Planning. He was also responsible for Washington Headquarters Services, a 1,300-employee, $1.3 billion Field Activity that oversees management of the Pentagon, DoD leased space and DoD administrative services within the National Capital Region; the Pentagon Force Protection Agency, which is responsible for Antiterrorism, Security and Law Enforcement; and the Pentagon Renovation and Construction Program.

Mr. Donley has over 26 years of experience in the national security community, including service in the Senate, White House and the Pentagon. He also served in the United States Army from 1972 to 1975 with the XVIIIth Airborne Corps and 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne).

Please register online for this event at For additional information, contact Lizzie Carver at 703-247-5800, ext. 4877 or e-mail her at [email protected].

Please note the change in hotel location for this month only. The Sheraton National Hotel is located at 900 South Orne Street, Arlington, VA, 22204. There will be a free shuttle running from the Pentagon City metro station. Free parking will be available at the hotel.

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 125,000 members. Visit

SOURCE Air Force Association

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