The Space Foundation Presents a 30th Anniversary Salute to Air Force Space Command

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Friday, September 14, 2012 - 6:00pm

The Space Foundation Presents a 30th Anniversary Salute to Air Force Space Command will celebrate the history and contributions of the Air Force Space Command and its 30-year heritage in the Pikes Peak community.

Program to Feature Distinguished Speaker, Awards

The event includes a reception, dinner, awards presentations and remarks by former Air Force Space Command (AFSPC) Commander Gen. Kevin P. Chilton, USAF, Ret., who will be introduced by current AFSPC Commander Gen. William L. Shelton, USAF. Space Foundation Chief Executive Officer Elliot Pulham will serve as master of ceremonies.

The attire for this event is business for civilian attendees and service dress for military attendees

Three major awards, all of which have historically been presented during other local events, will be presented during the gathering:

  • The National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) Rocky Mountain Chapter's General James V. Hartinger Award
  • Air Force Association (AFA) Lance P. Sijan Chapter's General Jerome F. O'Malley Distinguished Space Leadership Award
  • Induction of winners of the Air Force Space and Missile Pioneers Award
The reception begins at 6:00 p.m. and dinner is at 7:00 p.m.

All Guests to Recieve Commemorative Poster, Courtesy of Northrop Grumman

Attendees at both events will each receive a commemorative Air Force Space Command 30th Anniversary poster, created for AFSPC by artist Richard Green (you may know him from his spectacular National Space Symposium posters) and printed by the Space Foundation with funding from Platinum Corporate Member Northrop Grumman.

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