JINSA invites you to an exclusive
National Leadership Conference Call:

F-35, Air Power, and Implications for
U.S. National Security


Gen. Mark Welsh III, USAF (ret.)

Lt. Gen. Frank ‘Ted’ Campbell, USAF (ret.)

Dr. Jeb Nadaner

Lt Gen Campbell

20th Chief of Staff of the
U.S. Air Force; 2017 JINSA
Generals & Admirals
Program Participant

Former Director for Force
Structure, Resources and
Assessments, J-8; Former
Lockheed Martin Vice
President, Strategic Planning

Moderated by:
JINSA VP of Defense and
Government Affairs

Monday, May 18
3:00 PM EDT


General Mark A. Welsh III, USAF (ret.) was a participant on JINSA’s 2017 Generals and Admirals Program to Israel. He became Dean of the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University on August 15, 2016 after retiring from the U.S. Air Force. Gen Welsh served as the 20th Chief of Staff of the U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C. As Chief, he served as the senior uniformed Air Force officer responsible for the organization, training and equipping of 660,000 active-duty, Guard, Reserve and civilian forces serving in the United States and overseas. As a member of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the general and other service chiefs functioned as military advisers to the Secretary of Defense, National Security Council and the President.

General Welsh was born in San Antonio, Texas. He entered the Air Force in June 1976 as a graduate of the U.S. Air Force Academy. He has been assigned to numerous operational, command and staff positions. Prior to his current position, he was Commander, U.S. Air Forces in Europe.

Lieutenant General Frank B. Campbell, USAF (ret.) was Director for Force Structure, Resources and Assessment, J-8, the Joint Staff, where he played a key role in developing the requirements for the F-35. As Director, he provided the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff with strategic, general purpose and space force structure and resource options, studies and assessments. As secretary of the Joint Requirements Oversight Council, he coordinated joint staff actions for the vice chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff and represented the interests of the commanders of the combatant commands in requirements, acquisition and the planning, programming and budgeting system. Later, he served as Vice President at Lockheed Martin and developed Lockheed Martin’s Center for Innovation.

The general was born in Conway, S.C., and graduated from Conway High School in 1962. He was commissioned through the Reserve Officer Training Corps program at The Citadel, S.C., in 1966. The general is a command pilot with more than 3,500 flying hours and more than 500 combat hours in Vietnam. He has served as commandant of the U.S. Air Force Fighter Weapons School, as commander of Red Flag, and as commander of the 49th Tactical Fighter Wing.

Dr. Jeb Nadaner is Vice President of Defense & Government Affairs at JINSA. He has served as the Director of the USMC Krulak Center for Innovation & Creativity; Lockheed Martin Vice President of Engineering & Technology and Director of Strategy & Business Development; Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense; Senior Advisor & Member of the State Department Policy Planning Staff; and Justice Department Attorney.

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