Our March Drink & Think speaker will be Brian D. Laslie, the Deputy Command Historian at NORAD and US Northern Command as well as an adjunct professor at the US Air Force Academy.
Brian is author of the Air Force Way of War: US Tactics and Training after Vietnam, chosen for the Chief of Staff of the US Air Force’s professional reading list in 2016, and Architect of Air Power: General Laurence S. Kuter and the Birth of the US Air Force. Brian will be discussing military innovation using the example of the Air Force creation of Red Flag following the Vietnam War, which has become the largest air-to-air combat exercise in the world.
Event info: Tuesday, March 21st at 7pm at Red Leg Brewery.
Colorado Springs is our Nation’s national security capitol of the West–with the Air Force Academy, Fort Carson, Peterson AFB, Schriever AFB, NORTHCOM, SPACECOM, NORAD, 10th Special Forces Group as well as active defense, private and non-profit sectors - it is an unparalleled location to discuss military innovation at elevation.