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The Freeman Air and Space Institute (FASI) are proud to host 'How to create an energy-optimised Air Force: An online event with Mr Roberto I. Guerrero, Deputy Assistant Secretary of the US Air Force for Operational Energy'. 

This virtual event will take place online via Zoom from 15.00 - 16.10 (GMT) on Wednesday 14th of February. 

Mr Guerrero will discuss the mission and vision of the US Air Force's Global Air Forces Climate Change Collaboration (GAFCCC) Working Group. The GAFCCC is a collaboration of the world's air forces to share ideas, best practices and lessons learned to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and operate more efficiently. The presentation will be followed by a Q&A session chaired by FASI Research Fellow, Dr Sophy Antrobus.

Biography of Mr Roberto. I Guerrero 

Mr. Roberto I. Guerrero, a member of the Senior Executive Service, is the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Operational Energy, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Energy, Installations, and Environment, Washington, D.C. Mr. Guerrero is responsible for providing oversight and direction for all matters pertaining to the formulation, review, and execution of plans, policies, and programs for the effective and efficient use of the Air Force’s $5 billion Operational Energy Bill in support of its global mission.

Mr. Guerrero earned his commission as an ensign in the Navy through Aviation Officer Candidate School in 1988 and received his wings as a Naval Aviator in 1989. He held assignments in Florida, California, Virginia and Texas, culminating his Navy career in 1999 as an Operations Officer and Flight Instructor in the T-34C. In 2000, Mr. Guerrero was selected for inter-service transfer to the Air Force. He qualified on the E-3 AWACS and held assignments in Oklahoma and Okinawa, Japan, where he commanded the 961st Airborne Air Control Squadron. He later served at the Air Force SafetyCenter as a Division Chief and concluded his military career as the center's Vice Commander. During his military service, he participated in Operations DEEP FREEZE, KOREAN CONTINGENCY, NOBLE EAGLE, and flew 24 combat missions over Afghanistan during Operation ENDURING FREEDOM. He was a Command Pilot with more than 4,100 flight hours, including more than 350 combat hours.

Mr. Guerrero entered the civil service in 2010 where he served as Deputy Chief of Safety, U.S. Air Force, and Executive Director, Air Force Safety Center, Kirtland AFB, New Mexico. Following this tour of duty, he was Director of Staff, Headquarters Air Force Reserve Command, Robins AFB, Georgia.

At this event

Sophy  Antrobus

Research Fellow at the Freeman Air and Space Institute