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Members Only: The Evolution of Space Force
Lt. Gen. William J. Liquori, Deputy chief of space operations, strategy, plans, programs, requirements, and analysis, U.S. Space Force

Thursday, April 29, 2021 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Time Zone: America/Chicago
Local Time: Thursday, April 29, 2021 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

U.S. Space Force

THIS SPECIAL EVENT IS OPEN TO CURRENT COUNCIL MEMBERS ONLY.

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Fifty-three years after the phrase “Space! The final frontier…” entered U.S. pop culture via the television series “Star Trek,” the United States Space Force became the newest branch of the American Armed Forces. Operating within the Department of the Air Force, the USSF began developing military doctrine for space power and military space systems to protect the U.S. and its allies in space in December 2019. In an exclusive, members-only event, Lt. Gen. William J. Liquori will pull back the curtains for an inside view of how the need for a military presence in space came to be – followed by a look ahead to what’s in store for this exciting new endeavor.

Lt. Gen. William J. Liquori is the deputy chief of space operations, strategy, plans, programs, requirements, and analysis for the U.S. Space Force. Lt. Gen. Liquori’s service includes commanding a space operations squadron and the 50th Space Wing, as well as positions within the USAF Space Command, the Office of the Secretary of Defense, and the White House. He holds an M.A. in computer resources and information management from Webster University, as well as a B.A. in computer science from Boston University.

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