We recently hosted a DoDLive Bloggers Roundtable with Maj. Gen. Russell Handy – Commander, 9th Air and Space Expeditionary Task Force-Iraq, and Director, Air Component Coordination Element-Iraq on Monday, 07 November.
Maj. Gen. Russell Handy serves as the senior USAF advisor to USF-I. Maj Gen Handy discussed the contributions and legacy of the USAF in training the Iraqi Air Force and ongoing air defense training as that mission is transferred to OSC-I and the Iraqis.
Click here to read Maj. Gen. Russel J. Handy’s official bio.
Joining us on the call were Geoff Ziezulewicz, of Stars and Stripes; Michelle Cowell, of Military Matters; Sharon Weinberger, of Wired.com; Chuck Simmins, of America’s North Shore Journal; Nick Turse, of TomDispatch.com; Gail Harris, of Foreign Policy Blog; and Maggie Ybarra, of Inside the Air Force.
Listen to the roundtable.
Read the transcript.