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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.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 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.
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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