Guice selected to attend National Security Forum

Apr 13, 2015 | General News

Louisiana Tech University President Les Guice has received and accepted a personal invitation from the Secretary of the Air Force to attend the 62nd annual National Security Forum (NSF) at the Air War College at Maxwell Air Force Base in Alabama.
Louisiana Tech President Les Guice

Louisiana Tech President Les Guice

The purpose of NSF is to expose influential citizens to senior U.S. and international officers and civilian equivalents in order to engage each other’s ideas and perspectives on Air Force, national and international security issues. Guice is one of just 150 civilians from across the nation to attend the exclusive forum.
During the week of May 5-7, civilian leaders in business, education and government from all over the U.S. will meet with senior military leaders to explore current and future national security issues facing our nation. The NSF provides a great opportunity for an open and candid exchange of ideas among these guests, senior military and civilian leaders, and Air War College students. Guice will attend lectures, meet in seminars for in-depth discussions and participate in social events.
“It’s an honor to have been invited to attend the National Security Forum and represent our institution and partners throughout the State of Louisiana,” said Guice. “Louisiana Tech has developed strong relationships and collaborative initiatives with the U.S. Air Force including Barksdale Air Force Base, the Air Force Research Laboratory, our AFROTC detachment and other divisions. I’m looking forward to learning more about the Air Force and bringing back new ideas and viewpoints from NSF to share with our partners along the I-20 corridor.”
The Air War College (AWC) is the senior professional development school in the U.S. Air Force officer education system as a part of Air University. AWC educates selected senior officers to lead at the strategic level in the employment of air and space forces. The AWC curriculum focuses on coalition warfighting and national security issues, with emphasis on the effective employment of aerospace forces in joint and combined combat operations.
Air University is a major component of Air Education and Training Command and the intellectual and leadership center of the Air Force. Air University’s eight colleges and schools provide the full spectrum of Air Force education, from pre-commissioning to the highest levels of professional military education, including degree granting and professional continuing education for officers, enlisted and civilian personnel throughout their careers.
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