Lunch Talk Featuring Pacific Air Forces Commander General Lori Robinson

General Lori Robinson, Commander, Pacific Air Forces

Venue : Village Hotel Changi, Square Ballroom, 1 Netheravon Rd, Singapore 508502

Date : February 17, 2016

Time : 11:45 AM - 1:30 PM

Price : $25.00

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"Enduring Presence, Renewed Focus: Projecting Airpower in the Indo-Asia-Pacific"

Please join us for a special presentation by General Lori Robinson, Commander, Pacific Air Forces (PACAF) on Wednesday, February 17 from 11.45 am to 1.30 pm at the Village Hotel Changi.

General Robinson will be discussing the challenges and opportunities PACAF faces during the continued implementation of the U.S. Rebalance.  She will also address the unique role of airpower in fostering regional security and stability.

Specifically, General Robinson’s presentation will highlight how geopolitical instability, a narrowing U.S. capability advantage, and the increasing importance and vulnerability of the global commons complicate the region’s long-term trajectory.  She will share PACAF’s strategy and how the command’s presence, partnerships, power projection, and people contribute in shaping the dynamic Indo-Asia-Pacific security environment.

About the Speaker:

General Lori J. Robinson is Commander, Pacific Air Forces; Air Component Commander for U.S. Pacific Command; and Executive Director, Pacific Air Combat Operations Staff, Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii. PACAF is responsible for air force activities spread over half the globe in a command that supports more than 46,000 airmen serving principally in Japan, Korea, Hawaii, Alaska, and Guam.

General Robinson entered the Air Force in 1982 through the ROTC program at the University of New Hampshire. She has served in a variety of positions as an air battle manager, including instructor and Commander of the Command and Control Operations Division at the Air Force Fighter Weapons School, as well as Chief of Tactics in the 965th Airborne Warning and Control Squadron. She has commanded an operations group, a training wing, an air control wing, and has deployed as Vice Commander of the 405th Air Expeditionary Wing, leading more than 2,000 Airmen flying B-1 Lancer, KC-135 Stratotanker, and E-3 Sentry in operations Enduring and Iraqi Freedom. General Robinson was an Air Force Fellow at The Brookings Institution in Washington, D.C., and served at the Pentagon as Director of the Secretary of the Air Force and Chief of Staff of the Air Force Executive Action Group. She has also been Deputy Director for Force Application and Support, Directorate of Force Structure, Resources and Assessment, Joint Staff, the Pentagon, Washington, D.C. Following this General Robinson was Director, Legislative Liaison, Office of the Secretary of the Air Force, the Pentagon, Washington, D.C. General Robinson also served as the Deputy Commander, U.S. Air Forces Central Command; Deputy, Combined Force Air Component Commander, U.S. Central Command, Southwest Asia. Prior to her current assignment, General Robinson was the Vice Commander, Air Combat Command, Langley Air Force Base, Virginia. Combat Command, Langley Air Force Base, Virginia.

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* For Airshow attendees: AmCham will provide two-way shuttle services from the Air Show venue to Changi Village Hotel.  If you would like to take the shuttle please email Aisyah Jaafar at by Friday, February 12.

* Lunch will be provided for this event. Please email Aisyah Jaafar at by Friday, February 12, if you have any dietary restrictions.

For any further queries on this event, please email Has Basari at
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