Special Guest Speaker: Lt. Gen (Ret.) Steven L. Kwast
Lt Gen (Ret.) Lt Gen (Ret.) Steven L. Kwast will speak about the Space Force! He authored the “Fast Space” study that puts forward a plan to develop the economic and national security power of Space for 21st century challenges.
He is a combat seasoned fighter pilot with extensive command experience at every level in the US Air Force. He has more than 3,300 flying hours, including more than 650 combat hours during operations Desert Shield, Desert Storm, Southern Watch, Allied Force and Enduring Freedom.
He is a retired Air Force General who has spent his lifetime understanding the art of peaceful international affairs and national security strategies.
He has a background in astronautical engineering, history, strategy, technology, culture, and economics. He is a graduate of the United States Air Force Academy in astronautical engineering. He holds a master’s degree in public policy from Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government.
He is the Chief Global Officer (CGO) and President of Genesis Systems. He has extensive experience in recruiting, education, training and developing the work force for the US Air Force. He was the University President for the Air Force’s University (Air University) in Montgomery Alabama.