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Lt. Gen. Steven Kwast: Air University Looks to New Tech for Airmen Education

Air Force logoLt. Gen. Steven Kwast, commander at the Air University, has told Defense News in an interview published Monday the university aims to harness information age technology for training of future airmen, support the U.S. Air Force‘s research efforts and promulgate the value of air power.

He noted in the interview that the Air Force has established a Cyber College as part of a strategy to “collaborate with the rest of society like we never have before so that we can ride the leading edge of innovation out there and then bring it in to the national security business.”

Kwast also said he believes adopting a proactive approach can help the Defense Department to address cybersecurity issues.

He added Air University also works to infuse the concept of affordability into its education process and partners with technology companies in a bid to drive innovation at the Air Force.

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