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Air Force leadership talks retention and readiness at the Airlift/Tanker Association Symposium

The 50th annual Airlift/Tanker Association Symposium brought top Air Force leadership to Grapevine, Texas, Oct. 25 to 27, to address issues of interest to the mobility force and the Air Force as a whole.

Chief of Staff of the Air Force David L. Goldfein speaks during the Airlift/Tanker Association Symposium in Grapevine, Texas, Oct. 26, 2018. “We have returned to an era of great power competition where the challenges we face are complex and require creative solutions,” said Goldfein. “One of our jobs as leaders is to create the environment to unleash the brilliance in this room … to think through these challenges and acknowledge that there are opportunities resident in each.” A/TA provides mobility Airmen a professional development forum to engage with industry experts within the mobility enterprise, attend seminars focused on mobility priorities, and listen to leadership perspectives from top leaders in the Air Force and Department of Defense. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Jodi Martinez)

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