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Maj. Gen. James F. Martin, Jr., to Speak at AFA's March Air Force Breakfast Session

ARLINGTON, Va., March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Air Force Association is proud to announce that Maj. Gen. James F. Martin, Jr., Deputy Assistant Secretary for Budget, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Financial Management, will be the guest speaker for March's breakfast series session. The event will be held from 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m., on March 11, 2014, at the Sheraton Pentagon City, in Arlington, Virginia.

Martin is responsible for planning and directing the formulation of the Air Force's budgets totaling more than $119 billion annually. He leads a staff of military and civilian financial managers who develop, integrate, justify, and defend Air Force resource requests to the Office of the Secretary of Defense, the Office of Management and Budget, and Congress. He manages and executes funding that supports military operations and Air Force priorities at the direction of the Secretary of Defense and Congress. 

In his career, Martin has held numerous financial management positions, including Air Staff budget analyst; Chief of Financial Analysis, Air Force Space Command; and Director of Financial Management and Comptroller for Pacific Air Forces.

AFA's 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 press. Past speakers include Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James; Chief of Staff of the Air Force Gen. Mark Welsh, and USAF Deputy Assistant Secretary for Energy Dr. Kevin T. Geiss.

To register go to http://www.afa.org/events/afaafbreakfastprogram. For additional information, contact Mary Ellen Dobrowolski at [email protected].

The Sheraton Pentagon City is located at 900 S Orme St, Arlington, VA 22204.

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

AFA has 200 chapters nationally and internationally representing more than 100,000 members. Visit AFA at www.afa.org.

SOURCE Air Force Association

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