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April 17th Mitchell Hour

The Mitchell Institute for Aerospace Studies

Tuesday, April 17, 2012 from 9:30 AM to 10:30 AM (EDT)

April 17th Mitchell Hour

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The Mitchell Institute for Airpower Studies

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April 17th Mitchell Hour


Cyber Strategies, Tactics and Challenges in Today’s Evolving Environment with Dr. Linton Wells II


Dr. Linton Wells II, Director of the Center for Technology and National Security Policy (CTNSP) at National Defense University (NDU), will be addressing the Mitchell Institute on current strategies for operating in cyberspace and the effects of the velocity of change in information technology.

Prior to coming to NDU, Dr. Wells served in the Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD) from 1991 to 2007, serving last as the Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense (Networks and Information Integration). In addition, he served as the Acting Assistant Secretary and DoD Chief Information Officer for nearly two years. His other OSD positions included Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense (Command, Control, Communications and Intelligence-C3I) and Deputy Under Secretary of Defense in the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense.

Dr. Wells graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1967, and in his 26 years of naval service, served on a variety of surface ships, acquiring a wide range of experience in operations analysis; Pacific, Indian Ocean and Middle East affairs; Networks and Information Integration (NII); and special access program oversight.

He has thrice been awarded the Department of Defense Medal for Distinguished Public Service.

Tuesday, April 17th, 2012

9:30 am – 10:30 am



Air Force Association Board Room, 4th Floor
1501 Lee Highway, Arlington, VA 22209


Parking and Transportation

Free parking is available in the AFA garage.

Closest Metro Station is the Rosslyn Metro (Orange and Blue Lines)



Military: Uniform of the day

Civilian: Business Attire


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Contact: Rachel Zimmerman


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When & Where

1501 Lee Highway
4th Floor
Arlington, 22209

Tuesday, April 17, 2012 from 9:30 AM to 10:30 AM (EDT)

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The Mitchell Institute for Aerospace Studies

The Mitchell Institute for Aerospace Studies is an independent, non-profit research, studies, and analysis organization founded by the Air Force Association. It takes its name from America’s most famous and arguably greatest airman, Brig. Gen. William Mitchell. The Institute seeks to carry on, in the modern day, General Mitchell’s tireless and dedicated effort to expand airpower thinking and increase public awareness of the need for this unique military instrument. The Institute is based in the Washington, D.C. area.

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