Academy to host former SECDEF at leadership symposium

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U.S. AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. -- Leon E. Panetta, former Secretary of Defense and director of the Central Intelligence Agency, is scheduled to be a keynote speaker for the annual National Character and Leadership Symposium at the Air Force Academy, Feb. 21-22.

The annual event brings together thought leaders from diverse backgrounds to speak about the importance of sound moral character and leadership.

Also scheduled to present are Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force Kaleth Wright and Caryl Stern, president and CEO of United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund USA.

The public will be able to view these three scheduled speeches live at .

For more information about NCLS, including the full list of speakers and how to view more presentations, visit: