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Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Energy Speaks at AFA Air Force Breakfast Series

ARLINGTON, Va., Oct. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Air Force Association is pleased to announce Dr. Kevin T. Geiss, a member of the Senior Executive Service, as the guest speaker for the October session of the AFA Air Force Breakfast Program. This session will be held on Wednesday, October 17, 2012, from 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m., at the Crystal City Marriott in Arlington, Virginia.

Dr. Kevin T. Geiss is the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Energy for the Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Installations, Environment and Logistics, in Washington, D.C.  Dr. Geiss is responsible for providing oversight and direction for all matters pertaining to the formulation, review, and execution of plans, policies, programs, and budgets for the effective and efficient use of energy to support the global Air Force mission.

Prior to this position, Dr. Geiss was the Program Director for Energy Security for the Department of the Army, where he was responsible for the development and implementation of the Army Energy Security strategy through coordination across all Army Headquarters staff and Secretariat offices.

As of FY12, under Dr. Geiss' guidance, the U.S. Air Force has more than 180 renewable projects in operation or under construction. In addition, the Air Force has been able to finish certifying its fleet on a synthetic fuel blend and has won six Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP) awards.

He has also previously served as both a Senior Policy Analyst and the Assistant Director for National Defense in the Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) in the Executive Office of the President.

The AFA 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; Dr. Mark T. Maybury, Chief Scientist of the Air Force, and Lt. Gen. Frank Gorenc, Assistant Vice Chief of Staff and Director, Air Staff.

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The Crystal City Marriott is located at 1999 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington, VA. The front entrance is located at 20th and S. Bell Street.

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

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