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Deputy Chief of Staff for Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance to Speak at AFA's April Breakfast.

ARLINGTON, Va., March 28, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Air Force Association is proud to welcome Lt. Gen. Larry D. James, Deputy Chief of Staff for Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance An activity that synchronizes and integrates the planning and operation of sensors, assets, and processing, exploitation, and dissemination systems in direct support of current and future operations. This is an integrated intelligence and operations function. Also called ISR. , Headquarters U.S. Air Force, as the guest speaker for the April AFA Air Force Breakfast. The breakfast will be held on Thursday, April 18, 2013, from 7:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. at the Key Bridge Marriott in Arlington, Virginia.

General James reports to the Secretary and Chief of Staff of the Air Force for policy formulation, planning, evaluation, oversight, and leadership of Air Force intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance may refer to:
  • the US Joint Command see'' Joint Functional Component Command for Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance.
  • the military term, see'' Intelligence, Surveillance, Target Acquisition, and Reconnaissance.
 capabilities. As the Air Force's Senior Intelligence Officer he is directly responsible to the Director of National Intelligence and the Under Secretary of Defense for Intelligence The Under Secretary for Intelligence or USD(I) is a position within the United States government that acts as the principal advisor to the United States Secretary of Defense on matters relating to intelligence. .

He leads more than 20,000 ISR officers, enlisted and civilians across the Air Force ISR Enterprise. This includes the Air Force Intelligence Analysis Agency as well as the Air Force ISR Agency which includes the 480th ISRW, 70th ISRW, National Air and Space Intelligence Center, and the Air Force Technical Applications Center The Air Force Technical Applications Center (AFTAC) is a Direct Reporting Unit (DRU) of the United States Air Force located in Patrick Air Force Base in Florida. AFTAC's mission is primarily Nuclear Detonation (NUDET) Detection, accomplished using seismic, hydroacoustic, and . The general's career has spanned a wide variety of operations, intelligence and acquisition assignments, including space shuttle payload specialist, Air Staff program element monitor, Chief of Operations, 14th Air Force and Director of Signals Intelligence, National Reconnaissance Office.

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; former Chief of Staff of the Air Force Gen. Norton A. Schwartz; and Dr. Mark T. Maybury, Chief Scientist of the Air Force.

Please register online at http://april2013bkftafa2.eventbrite.com/. For additional information, contact Sarah Piggott at spiggott@afa.org.

The Key Bridge Marriott is located at 1401 Lee Highway Arlington, Virginia 22201

The Air Force Association is a non-profit, independent, professional military and aerospace education association. Our mission is to promote a dominant United States Air Force United States Air Force (USAF)

Major component of the U.S. military organization, with primary responsibility for air warfare, air defense, and military space research. It also provides air services in coordination with the other military branches. U.S.
 and a strong national defense, and to honor Airmen and our Air Force Heritage. To accomplish this, we:

* EDUCATE the public on the critical need for unmatched aerospace power and a technically superior workforce to ensure U.S. national security;

* ADVOCATE for aerospace power and STEM education; and

* SUPPORT the Total Air Force family and promote aerospace education.

AFA has 200 chapters nationally and internationally representing more than 105,000 members. Visit AFA at www.afa.org.

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