42ND Air Base Wing
Office of Public Affairs
Maxwell AFB, AL 36112
Contact: Michael Ritz
For Immediate Release: April 1, 2015
Local community leader selected to attend National Security Forum
MAXWELL AIR FORCE BASE, Ala – Trevor Bird, Vice President and Managing Partner of Gruene Harley-Davidson and Javelina Harley-Davidson, has received and accepted a personal invitation from the Secretary of the Air Force to attend the 62nd annual National Security Forum at the Air War College, Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama. The purpose of NSF is to expose influential citizens to senior U.S. and international officers and civilian equivalents in order to engage in each other’s ideas and perspectives on Air Force, national and international security issues.
During the week of May 5-7, approximately 150 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 out 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.
Trevor Bird will attend lectures, meet in seminars for in-depth discussions and participate in social events.
The Air War College is the senior professional development school in the 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 war fighting 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.
For more information on Air University and Air War College, visit www.au.af.mil