FAOA Luncheon: “Building Partnership Capacity through Foreign Military Advising: the Ground and Air Perspective”

  • 26 Jun 2013
  • 11:00 AM - 12:59 PM
  • Ft McNair Officer's Club


** Cutoff for Registration 20 June **


Fellow FAOs,


Please join us for our next FAO Association Distinguished Speaker Luncheon


Wednesday, 26 June 2013, 1100-1315

Ft. McNair O’Club, Washington DC


“Building Partnership Capacity through Foreign Military Advising:  the Ground and Air Perspective”


Featured Speakers


LTC Al Ramos, USA, from the US Army FAO proponent office, will speak to the role of FAOs in the 162nd, training Army Advisor, Combat, and Security Force Assistance Skills to provide Army and Joint Force Commanders with trained personnel and units to build partner nation security capacity.


162nd Infantry Bgde website:



Colonel John “Oly” Holm, USAF, Commandant of the US Air Force Air Advisor Academy (AAA), will brief on the mission of the AAA in providing preparatory training to USAF’s air advisors, Airmen applying specialized aviation expertise to assess, train, advise, assist and equip foreign personnel in the development and application of aviation resources to meet that nation's security and defense needs in support of U.S. interests.


Colonel Holm bio:  http://www.37trw.af.mil/library/biographies/bio.asp?id=15646


Air Advisor Memorial Fund: http://www.airadvisormemorial.org/home/Holm_Letter.html


Many Thanks to the event's Corporate Sponsors:






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