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OMAHA, Nebraska--AJA is pleased to announce U.S. Congressman Don Bacon as the Keynote Speaker at the 42nd AJA Conference and Jail Expo. During the Plenary Session, Congressman Bacon will speak about leadership, service, and achieving your goals.
During his career in the Air Force, Congressman Bacon specialized in electronic warfare, intelligence, and reconnaissance. His career highlights include two tours as a Wing Commander, one each at Ramstein Airbase in Germany and Offutt Air Force Base in Bellevue, Nebraska; group command at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base in Arizona; squadron command in Arizona, and expeditionary squadron command in Iraq. In total, Congressman Bacon served 16 assignments, including four deployments across the globe, three of which were in the Middle East, and one assignment to Iraq from 2007 to 2008 during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM.
Congressman Bacon’s military decorations include the Air Force Distinguished Service Medal, two Bronze Stars, two Legion of Merits, five Meritorious Service Medals, and the Aerial Achievement Medal. Additionally, he was selected as Europe’s top Air Force Wing Commander for his time at Ramstein Airbase, as well as recognized as a distinguished graduate of the Air Command and Staff College, Navigator-Electronic Warfare School, and Officer Intelligence School.
Presently, Congressman Bacon serves on two committees within the House of Representatives: the House Armed Services Committee and the House Agricultural Committee.
Many thanks to Axon Corrections for sponsoring the Plenary Session at the AJA Conference and Jail Expo,
May 20 – 24, in Omaha, Nebraska. The Plenary Session takes place on Monday, May 22, from 8:30 – 10 am.
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