October 19, 2017 - Lt. Gen. John F. Thompson

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October 19, 2017
Lt. Gen. John F. Thompson

Lt. Gen. John F. Thompson will recognize SMC personnel and local ROTC cadets who have been selected to receive scholarships from the AFCEA Los Angeles Chapter.

Lt. Gen. John F. Thompson is the Commander, Space and Missile Systems Center, Air Force Space Command, Los Angeles Air Force Base, California. He is responsible for more than 5,000 employees nationwide and an annual budget of $6 billion. As the Air Force Program Executive Officer for Space, General Thompson manages the research, design, development, acquisition, and sustainment of satellites and the associated command and control systems.

His extensive portfolio includes military satellite communication, missile warning, navigation and timing, space-based weather, space launch and test ranges, certification for launch, space superiority, responsive space and other emerging evolutionary space programs.

Full Bio at http://www.losangeles.af.mil/About-Us/Biographies/Display/Article/1189284/lieutenant-general-john-f-thompson/.

Dress code is Business / Uniform of the Day.

Prior Registration/RSVP is Required.

If you do NOT have access to LAAFB:
Strict registration cutoff on Friday, October 13, 2017.  Please register ASAP. Ensure you register with the exact name on your Driver's License.
Security measures will require additional information upon registration.  (Date of Birth, Driver’s License number, State of driver’s license issue, and citizenship)

Upon entering the gate of LAAFB, you and your vehicle will be subject to search pursuant to the rules and regulations of LAAFB security personnel.  Additional information is located at http://www.losangeles.af.mil/securityforcesinfo.asp

If you DO have access to LAAFB:
To secure an available seat, please RSVP by 4PM on Tuesday, October 17, 2017.

Approximately 25 Government/Military seats are available on a first come/first serve basis.
We may be able to offer a few open seats to walkins at 1200.

Check In and Networking – 11:30AM – 12:00

Sit Down, Announcements, and Lunch – 12:00
Expected End time – Usually 1:45PM

Location:
Los Angeles AFB, CA
Gordon Conference Center
483 N. Douglas St.
El Segundo, CA 90245