Honors Presents: Major General (Retired) Don Alston - Don't Press that Button! And other lessons
- Friday, April 15, 2016 from 4:00pm to 5:00pm
- Strand Union Building - view map
Retired Air Force Major General Don Alston served 34 years in the military in a broad range of positions to include nuclear missile launch officer, duty with the US House of Representatives, spokesperson for Multi-National Force - Iraq in Baghdad, Iraq, Director of Air and Space Operations at Air Force Space Command, and Commander of the US Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) force. As diverse as his jobs were, the constant throughout his career was the need to develop, evaluate and promote individuals into positions of great responsibility. He will share how he scouted talent and what leadership attributes he valued in the junior, intermediate and senior levels of the organization. Alston will also provide ideas on how to nurture your leadership skills, especially as you enter the workforce.
Free and open to the public