Thursday, April 26

AAAA Supporting You and Your Family!

From the Helicopter War to the Space Station; Soldiers
Supporting Soldiers and 35th Branch Birthday
BG Stephen D. Mundt, Ret., AAAA President
Mr. Mike Sheuerman, President, Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Assoc
COL R. Shane Kimbrough, Ret., NASA Astronaut

101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Welcome

BG K. Todd Royar, Deputy Commanding General-Support

Keynote Address

GEN James C. McConville, Vice Chief of Staff, U.S. Army

Soldier & Unit Awards Presentation - Video

Aviation Branch Chief Presentation

MG William K. Gayler, Commanding General,
U.S. Army Aviation Center of Excellence (USAACE)

National Guard Perspective

LTG Timothy J. Kadavy, Director, Army National Guard

Acquisition, Logistics & Technology (AL&T) Update

Mr. Jeffrey S. White, Principal Deputy Assist. SECARMY, AL&T

Scholarship & Museum Donation Luncheon

LTG Daniel J. Petrosky, Ret., Army Aviation Museum Foundation, Chairman
BG Thomas J. Konitzer, Ret. Scholarship Foundation President

Recent Allied Standardization and Interoperability Lessons Learned

Moderator: MG Jeffrey Schloesser, Ret., AAAA Senior VP;
Chairman Cornelius Doraton, U.S. Army Stdzn. Program Rep. to NATO;
MG Clayton M. Hutmacher, J-3, U.S. Special Operations Command;
Air Commodore Alastair Smith (U.K.);
BG John E. Novalis II, DCS-Ops, Multi-national Corps East, NATO;
BG Fahim Ramin, CG, Special Mission Wing, Afghan Special Security Forces;
Col. Andreas Henne (Germany), NATO Helicopter Inter-Service Working Group (HISWG) Chair

PM/TCM Interface–Recon/Attack/UAS/ASE/SOF MUM-T - A Discussion

MG Walter L. Davis, Ret., former Dir, Army Aviation G-3/5/7

PM/TCM Interface–Utility/Cargo/FVL/MUM-T – A Discussion

MG Walter L. Davis, Ret., former Dir, Army Aviation G-3/5/7

Army Aviation Virtual Training & Simulation Panel

Moderator: LTC Jan Drabczuk, Ret., AAAA VP;
COL John Ferrell, DOS, USAACE;
COL Richard Haggerty, PM ITTS;
COL Marcus Varnadore, PM ITE;
LTC(P) Wallace Weakley, CFT Acq. Lead;
Mr. Robert Abascal, AVTSimulation;
Mr. Adam Breed, Lockheed Martin;
Mr. Joe Giunta, PARC, Orlando

Spouse Professional Program – A Strategic Overview of Army Aviation Within the Big Army

MG William Gayler;
CW5 Joseph Roland;
CSM Gregory Chambers

Industry Leaders Forum

Moderator: MG William T. Crosby, Ret., AAAA Treasurer;
Mr. Bill Irby, TextronSystems;
Mr. Chris Emerson, Airbus Helicopters;
Mr. Mitch Snyder, Bell;
Mr. Dave Koopersmith, Boeing;
Mr. Dan Spoor, Sikorsky;
Mr. Dave Alexander, General Atomics

Aviation Warrant Officer Readiness Review

CW5 Joseph B. Roland, Chief Warrant Officer of the Branch

Aviation Enlisted Branch Update

CSM Gregory M. Chambers, Aviation Branch CSM

Army Aviation Hall of Fame Induction Banquet - Video

Friday, April 27

Opening Remarks

BG Stephen D. Mundt, Ret.

Future Vertical Lift – Cross-Functional Team

BG Walter T. Rugen, Director, Future Vertical Lift Cross Functional Team

RD&E Update

Dr. Juanita Harris, Director, U.S. Army Aviation and Missile
Research Development and Engineering Center (AMRDEC)

Army Aviation Challenges in Europe

BG John E. Novalis II, Deputy Chief of Staff Operations,
Multinational Corps Northeast, NATO

Aviation Safety

BG David J. Francis, CG, Combat Readiness Center

Sustaining the Fleet

MG Douglas M. Gabram, CG, Aviation & Missile Command (AMCOM)

Aviation Program Portfolio Update

BG Thomas H. Todd III, Program Executive Officer, Aviation

Spouse Professional Session – The Virtual World of Military Spouse Employment

Erica McMannes, HireMadSkills, Inc.
Amanda Crowe, U.S. Chamber of Commerce


Total Team Army Aviation Discussion

Moderator: MG Erik C. Peterson, CG, 1st Army Div. West;
MG Troy D. Kok, CG, 99th Regional Support Command;
BG Timothy E. Gowen, DCG-ARNG, USAACE;
BG Scott R. Morcomb, CG, Army Reserve Aviation Command;
COL J. Ray Davis, Chief, Avn. & Safety Div., ARNG

BG John R. Evans, Jr., CG, USASOAC

MG Frank W. Tate, Director of Aviation, DCS G-3/5/7

BG Walter T. Rugen, Director, Future Vertical Lift Cross-Functional Team

Cavalry Warfighters Forum

Moderator: COL Joseph Eszes, Ret.

Informal Soldier Appreciation Dinner Concert with Big & Rich - Video