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Cartwright, Myers to participate at Strategic Space 2004

08/09/2004

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Aug. 10, 2004) --
**Editor's note: Since the posting of this release, Gen Myers had to cancel his participation. Gen Richard B. Myers, USAF, Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff, and Gen James Cartwright, USMC, Commander, United States Strategic Command, will both participate as featured speakers at Strategic Space 2004. Presented by the Space Foundation and Space News in support of America's strategic forces, Strategic Space 2004 takes place 5-7 October 2004 at the Qwest Convention Center and Arena in Omaha, Nebraska. "Because we live in a globalized world, and are at war with terrorists that have global reach, our military must have both a global perspective and a global reach," said Myers. "The new United States Strategic Command has that global perspective and that global reach." "I'm really looking forward to Strategic Space 2004," said Cartwright. "This is a premier conference that brings the best and brightest experts together to focus on the strategic issues we face across the command's full spectrum of missions." Cartwright will deliver the opening keynote speech for Strategic Space 2004 on Wednesday, 6 October. Myers will speak Thursday, 7 October at 11:30 a.m. Myers and Cartwright join a long list of senior industry and national security leaders participating in Strategic Space 2004, including the Honorable Newt Gingrich; chief executive officer, The Gingrich Group; the Honorable Robert S. Walker chairman, Wexler and Walker Public Policy Associates; Gen Lance W. Lord, USAF, Commander, Air Force Space Command; Gen Thomas S. Moorman, Jr., USAF (Retired), vice president, Booz Allen Hamilton; Maj Gen Michael A. Hamel, USAF, Commander, 14th Air Force, Air Force Space Command and Commander, Space Air Forces, United States Strategic Command; Lt Gen Thomas B. Goslin, Jr., USAF, Deputy Commander, United States Strategic Command, Lt Gen Lance L. Smith, USAF, Deputy Commander, United States Central Command; and Maj Gen William L. Shelton, USAF, director of Policy Resources and Requirements, United States Strategic Command. A complete agenda and speaker list, exhibitors, sponsors, and on-line registration are available at the conference Web site: www.stratspace.org. Strategic Space 2004 is presented in support of United States Strategic Command by the Space Foundation and Space News. The conference is designed to further the relationship between senior leadership of the Command, component and supported commands, the aerospace contractor community, federal officials and other leaders. Special events scheduled during the week include a Welcoming Ceremony, co-sponsored by the Greater Omaha Chamber of Commerce; an Opening Reception at the new exhibit hall, co-sponsored by Northrop Grumman; a Networking Luncheon, jointly co-sponsored by Booz Allen Hamilton and The Boeing Company; a Gala Dinner, co-sponsored by Lockheed Martin; featured speakers and panels, press conferences and other networking opportunities. Additional sponsors include Analytical Graphics, Inc., ATK Thiokol, BAE Systems, Computer Sciences Corporation, CSP Associates, Honeywell, Raytheon Company, SPACE.com and Space News. The Space Foundation is a national non-profit organization, which advances and supports civil, commercial and national security space endeavors and educational excellence. For more information, visit www.spacefoundation.org. Space News is the premier business-to-business international news weekly dedicated entirely to the commercial and military space and satellite communications' businesses. For more information, visit www.space.com/spacenews.

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