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- Air Force Innovation Forum
Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James remarks via VTC during the Air Force Innovation Forum, Oct. 17, 2016, in San Jose, CA.

Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James remarks during the Air Force Association Air, Space and Cyber Conference, Sept. 19, 2016, in National Harbor, MD. 

Reducing Additional Duties Memo
Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James and Air Force Chief of Staff Dave Goldfein released a memo Aug. 19, 2016, announcing a task force has been established to eliminate, reassign or reduce additional duties.

Remarks at the New America Foundation
Remarks by Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James, Aug. 4, 2016, at the New America Foundation’s “Blue Skies to Black Stars” energy event in Washington, D.C.

NATO and the Transatlantic Relationship: The Role of Airpower in Global Security
Remarks by Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James, July 13, 2016, at the Atlantic Club, in Sofia, Bulgaria.

Remarks at U.S. Air Force Academy graduation 
Remarks by Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James June 2, 2016, at the graduation of the class of 2016 at the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

Remarks at U.S. Air Force Academy graduation
Remarks by Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James June 2, 2016, at the graduation of the class of 2016 at the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

Remarks at Gen. David L. Goldfein swearing in as Air Force chief of staff
Remarks by Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James July 1, 2016, at the swearing in of Gen. David L. Goldfein as the Air Force chief of staff at the Pentagon, Washington D.C.

Center for a New American Security annual conference discussion
Discussion between Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James and Elbridge Colby on the future of space strategy June 20, 2016, at the Center for a New American Security annual conference in Washington, D.C.

Remarks at the Joint Women's Leadership Symposium
Remarks by Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James, June 14, 2016, at the Joint Women's Leadership Symposium in Arlington, Va.

Remarks at the International Institute of Strategic Studies
Remarks by Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James, June 13, 2016, at the International Institute of Strategic Studies in Washington, D.C.

South Carolina Cyber Consortium
Remarks by Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James, May 6, 2016, at the Inaugural South Carolina Cyber Consortium Luncheon, Charleston, S.C.

Remarks at Harvard University Kennedy School
Remarks by Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James, April 22, 2016, at the Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University.

Remarks at Return of AF ROTC to Harvard University
Remarks by Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James, April 22, 2016, at the ceremony marking the return of Air Force ROTC to Harvard University.

Remarks at Boston Air Force Innovation Forum Remarks by Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James, April 22, 2016, at the inaugural Air Force Innovation Forum in Boston.

Space Symposium Remarks Remarks by Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James, April 12, 2016, at  the 32nd Annual Space Symposium in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

- Remarks at the Opening at the FOB of the Future Remarks by Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James, March 22, 2016, at the opening of the FOB of the Future at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas.

AFCEA TechNet Air Conference Remarks by Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James, March 22, 2016, at the AFCEA TechNet Air 2016 conference in San Antonio, Texas.

House Armed Services Committee (HASC) Oral Testimony Opening oral testimony by Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James, March 16, 2016, to the House Armed Services Committee in Washington, D.C.

Women in Aviation International Conference Remarks by Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James, March 11, 2016, at the Women in Aviation International Conference in Nashville, Tenn.

State of the Air Force Press Briefing March 7, 2016 Opening remarks during the press briefing by Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James and Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III, March 7, 2016, on the State of the Air Force.

Air Warfare Symposium Keynote Feb. 2016 Remarks by Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James, Feb. 26, 2016, during the Air Force Association's 2016 Air Warfare Symposium in Orlando, Fla.

Remarks at AFA Airpower Breakfast Remarks by Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James, Feb. 12, 2016, at the Air Force Association Airpower Breakfast in Arlington, Va.

Senate Appropriations Committee (SAC-D) Testimony Testimony by Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James, Feb. 10, 2016, to the Senate Appropriations Committee Defense subcommittee in Washington, D.C.

National Press Club Speech Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James speaks during a National Press Club event, Dec. 2, 2015, in Washington D.C.

- Media Event at Dubai Air Show Media event by Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James and Lt. Gen. CQ Brown, Nov. 10, 2015, at the Dubai Air Show.

Women in Negotiation Summit Remarks by Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James, Oct. 1, 2015, at the Women in Negotiation Summit in New York City.

Airmen & Family Programs Senior Leader Town Hall Remarks by CSAF Gen. Mark A. Welsh III & Mrs. Betty Welsh, SECAF Deborah Lee James and Mr. Frank Beatty, and CMSAF James Cody and Mrs. Athena Cody at the 2015 Air and Space Conference, Sept. 14, 2015, in National Harbor, Maryland.

Reinventing the Aerospace Nation Remarks by Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James at the 2015 Air and Space Conference, Sept. 14, 2015, in National Harbor, Maryland.

- House Appropriations Committee (SAC-D) Testimony Opening Statement Opening Statement by Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James, Feb. 27, 2015, to the House Appropriations Committee Defense subcommittee in Washington, D.C.

Senate Appropriations Committee (SAC-D) Testimony Testimony by Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James, Feb. 25, 2015, to the Senate Appropriations Committee Defense subcommittee in Washington, D.C

State of the Force February 2015 Remarks by Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James, Feb. 13, 2015, during the Air Force Association's 2015 Air Warfare Symposium in Orlando, Fla.

State of the Air Force January 2015 update Press briefing by Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James and Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III, Jan. 15, 2015, on the State of the Air Force

Defense Industrial Policy Series Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James speaks during the Defense Industrial Policy Series Atlantic Council Jan. 14, 2015, in Washington, D.C.

State of the Air Force  Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James speaks during the Air & Space Conference and Technology Exposition, Sept. 15, 2014, in Washington, D.C.

State of the Air Force July 2014 Update  Press briefing by Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James and Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III, July 30, 2014, on the State of the Air Force. 

 - Defense Writers Group by Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James, June 18, 2014 Remarks by Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James at Defense Writers Group in Washington, D.C., June 18, 2014

- Press Briefing on the AFGSC CDI, FIP investigations update March 2014 Press briefing by Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James and Lt. Gen. Stephen Wilson, the commander of Air Force Global Strike Command, March 27, 2014.

CSAF Mark A. Welsh III Archive

AFA Air Warfare Symposium

Remarks by CSAF Gen. Mark A. Welsh III during the Air Force Association’s annual Air Warfare Symposium, Feb. 25, 2016, in Orlando, Florida.

Air Force Update
Remarks by CSAF Gen. Mark A. Welsh III at the 2015 Air and Space Conference, September 14, 2015, in National Harbor, Maryland.

Airmen & Family Programs Senior Leader Town Hall
Remarks by CSAF Gen. Mark A. Welsh III & Mrs. Betty Welsh, SECAF Deborah Lee James and Mr. Frank Beatty, and CMSAF James Cody and Mrs. Athena Cody at the 2015 Air and Space Conference, September 14, 2015, in National Harbor, Maryland.

Air Force Association
Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III speaks during the Air Force Association’s annual Air Warfare Symposium and Technology Exposition, Feb. 12, 2015, in Orlando, Florida.

- Senate Armed Services Committee Remarks
Chief of Staff of the Air Force General Mark A. Welsh III testifies to the Senate Armed Services Committee, Jan. 28, 2015, about the impact sequestration will have on future Air Force capabilities

- State of the Air Force January 2015 update
Press briefing by Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James and Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III, Jan. 15, 2015, on the State of the Air Force


Air Force Update
Chief of Staff of the Air Force General Mark Welsh III speaks during the Air & Space Conference and Technology Exposition, Sept. 15, 2014 in Washington D.C.

State of the Air Force July 2014 Update 
Press briefing by Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James and Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III, July 30, 2014, on the State of the Air Force. 

- National Press Club
Air Force Chief of Staff General Mark Welsh discussed the future of the Air Force at a National Press Club breakfast held in Washington, D.C., April 23, 2014.

- 2014 Air Force Update
Remarks from Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III Feb. 20, 2014, during the Air Force Association's 2014 Air Warfare Symposium in Orlando, Fla.

Press Briefing on Malmstrom AFB Investigation Jan. 2014
Press briefing by Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James and Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III, Jan. 15, 2014, on an investigation involving missile launch officers.

State of the Air Force Dec. 2013 Update
Press briefing by Acting Secretary of the Air Force Eric Fanning and Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III, Dec. 13, 2013, on the State of the Air Force.

Air Force Update Speech

Remarks from Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III Sept. 17, 2013 during the Air Force Association's 2013 Air & Space Conference and Technology Exposition in Washington, D.C.

- State of the Air Force 2013 Update
Press briefing by Secretary of the Air Force Michael Donley and Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III, May 24, 2013, on the State of the Air Force.

- 2013 Air Force Update
Air Force Association Air Warfare Symposium, Orlando, Fla., Feb. 21, 2013

CMSAF James A. Cody

Enlisted Force Update - Sept. 2015
   Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force James A. Cody speaks at the 2015 Air and Space Conference, September 16, 2015, in National Harbor, Maryland.

-  Airmen & Family Programs Senior Leader Town Hall - Sept. 2015
   Remarks by CSAF Gen. Mark A. Welsh III & Mrs. Betty Welsh, SECAF Deborah Lee James and Mr. Frank Beatty, and CMSAF James Cody and Mrs. Athena Cody at the 2015 Air and Space Conference, September 14, 2015, in National Harbor, Maryland.

 - Enlisted Perspective - Feb. 2015
   Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force James A. Cody speaks at the Air Force Association's 2015 Air Warfare Symposium, February 12, 2015, in Orlando, Florida.

Enlisted Perspective - Feb. 2014
   Remarks from Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James A. Cody Feb. 20, 2013, during the Air Force Association's 2013 Air Warfare Symposium in Orlando, Fla.

-  Enlisted Perspective 
   Remarks from Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James A. Cody Sept. 18, 2013, during the Air Force Association's 2013 Air & Space Conference and Technology Exposition in Washington, D.C.