CBC Pleasanton hosts distinguished guest speaker USAF Col. Jeffrey Staha

Headline: CBC Pleasanton hosts distinguished guest speaker USAF Col. Jeffrey Staha

The Coastal Bend College (CBC) Pleasanton Site invites veterans, the community, and CBC students to a presentation that will be conducted by distinguished guest speaker United States Air Force Col. Jeffrey Staha on Friday, February 13,2015. The presentation is set to begin at 9 a.m. at the Pleasanton High School’s Performing Arts Center.

Prior to the attacks on the United States on September 11, 2001, Col. Staha served as the Chief of the Special Tactics and Battlefield Airman Branch at U.S. Air Force Headquarters in Washington, D.C. Following the attacks, Col. Staha along with his squadron, were deployed where he served as the commander of three deployments.

Col. Staha has participated in and commanded the 320th Special Tactics Squadron during Operation Enduring Freedom- Philippines, 22d Expeditionary Special Tactics Squadron in Iraq and Afghanistan, and 368th Expeditionary Air Support Operation Group where he was the Air Liaison Officer to the United States Forces-Iraq.

Throughout his service, Col. Staha has held various military positions, which include student, instructor, Commander, Director of Operations, Flight Commander and Assistant Director of Operations, Combat Control Team Flight Commander, and Deputy Airspace Manager. Col. Staha is currently located in Washington, D.C. as the Southwest Region Commander of the U.S. Air Force ROTC.

With an understanding and value for higher education, Col. Staha received his Bachelor of Science degree in Professional Management from Nova University and his Master of Arts degree in Organizational Leadership from Chapman University.

Col. Staha also attended and completed Squadron Officer School at the Maxwell Air Force Base, Air Command and Staff College by seminar, Command and General Staff College, Air War College by correspondence, and National Defense Fellow at the Naval Post Graduate School.

For more information about this event please visit the CBC Pleasanton site located at 1411 Bensdale, or contact the site via phone at (830) 569-4222.

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