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LOS ANGELES CHAPTER CHAPTER - Mar 21, 2013
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Colonel Discusses Space Superiority

Col. Douglas E. Cool, USAF, deputy director, Space Superiority Systems Directorate, Los Angeles Air Force Base, California, was guest speaker at the chapterís March luncheon. He spoke on the importance of space situational awareness; the need for offensive and defensive space control; as well as command and control. Space superiority is key to everything else in space and to the soldiers, sailors, marines and airmen in flight, said the colonel. Prior to Los Angeles Air Force Base, Col. Cool was chief, strategic and nuclear networks, 653rd Electronic Systems Wing at the Electronic Systems Center, Hanscom Air Force Base, where he oversaw the management of more than 300 people and 14 satellite communications terminal programs valued at more than $15 billion. Those programs are vital to the Global Information Grid. He commanded the 501st Combat Sustainment Squadron, leading the 70-member squadron in development, production and sustainment activities for combat training pods, physiological training systems and range threat emitters worth more than $2.6 billion.

Event Photographs:

Spencer Bauer, chapter president, thanks the chapterís March guest speaker, Col. Douglas E. Cool, USAF, deputy director, Space Superiority Systems Directorate, Los Angeles Air Force Base, California.
Spencer Bauer, chapter president, thanks the chapterís March guest speaker, Col. Douglas E. Cool, USAF, deputy director, Space Superiority Systems Directorate, Los Angeles Air Force Base, California.
In March, Bauer presents a letter of appreciation to Anne Wilson for her contributions to the chapter, both as the former secretary and as a Young AFCEAN.
In March, Bauer presents a letter of appreciation to Anne Wilson for her contributions to the chapter, both as the former secretary and as a Young AFCEAN.

For more details regarding this event contact:
Bill Simon
310-559-7456

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