AFA/Air Force Breakfast Series Hosts Acting Secretary Fanning
The joint Air Force Association/US Air Force Breakfast Series Program will feature Acting Air Force Secretary Eric Fanning on Monday, Nov. 18, 2013. The event, which is being held at the Key Bridge Marriott in Arlington, Va., begins at 7 a.m. with a coffee reception. The Secretary will begin his remarks at 7:40 a.m. (The event is open to all: Active Duty military members and DOD civilians pay $20; industry and retired military pay $50.) Space is limited for this breakfast and will be based on a first-come, first-serve basis. For additional information and to sign up click here.
Amid a high-profile recruiting crisis, Air Force leaders and experts have increasingly noted the challenging long-term trends the service will face in enticing young Americans to sign up—decreasing eligibility to serve, less propensity to do so, and less familiarity with the military. But while those same leaders say there’s no “silver…