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STUTTGART CHAPTER CHAPTER - Jan 24, 2014
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Air Force CIO Visits Stuttgart

In January, the chapter welcomed Lt. Gen. Michael Basla, USAF, chief, information dominance and chief information officer, Office of the Secretary of the Air Force. The general briefly discussed the cyber domain, the current threats of terrorism and cyberspace, and the challenges of cyberspace. Gen. Basla shared an inspiring story from his recent visit to the Wounded Warrior Cyber Center, where wounded warriors are earning professional certifications and transitioning to cyber specialties allowing them to continue their service and helping services meet the requirement for more cyber professionals. He stressed the need for innovation and unifying capabilities as well as working with coalition partners to overcome resource constraints. Gen. Basla and Brig. Gen. Bruce Crawford, USA, U.S. European Command J-6, discussed examples of unification efforts amongst the services and specifically in the European and African theaters. Upon conclusion of remarks, the general answered questions from attendees.

Event Photographs:

Roger Carpenter, chapter president, presents Lt. Gen. Michael Basla, USAF, chief, information dominance and chief information officer, Office of the Secretary of the Air Force, with a chapter coin to thank him for speaking at the January luncheon.
Roger Carpenter, chapter president, presents Lt. Gen. Michael Basla, USAF, chief, information dominance and chief information officer, Office of the Secretary of the Air Force, with a chapter coin to thank him for speaking at the January luncheon.
Following Gen. Basla’s remarks in January, he and Brig. Gen. Bruce Crawford, USA, U.S. European Command J-6, discuss the significance of global partners and allies and the importance of cyber professional development programs.
Following Gen. Basla’s remarks in January, he and Brig. Gen. Bruce Crawford, USA, U.S. European Command J-6, discuss the significance of global partners and allies and the importance of cyber professional development programs.
Attendees at the January luncheon listen attentively as Gen. Basla discusses challenges of cyberspace and the requirement for innovation to best utilize resources, address challenges and facilitate future successes.
Attendees at the January luncheon listen attentively as Gen. Basla discusses challenges of cyberspace and the requirement for innovation to best utilize resources, address challenges and facilitate future successes.

For more details regarding this event contact:
Wendy Manning
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