We invite you to join us for the June POWERhour! Luncheon featuring Brigadier General Laura L. Lenderman at the Old San Francisco Steakhouse.
General Lenderman is the Commander of the 502nd Air Base Wing (ABW) and Joint Base San Antonio, Texas, which unifies 11 geographically distinct locations, including Joint Base San Antonio (JBSA)-Fort Sam Houston, JBSA-Lackland, JBSA-Randolph and JBSA-Camp Bullis.
The 8,000-person 502nd ABW executes 49 installation support functions to enable the largest Joint Base in the Department of Defense consisting of 266 Mission Partners, 80,000 full-time personnel and a local community of more than 250,000 retirees. The 502nd ABW also manages and provides oversight for major projects, facilities and infrastructure worth $37 billion.Prior to assuming her current position, General Lenderman served as Deputy Director (Military), Strategic Plans, Policy, and Logistics, U.S. Transportation Command, Scott Air Force Base, Illinois. The Strategic Plans, Policy and Logistics Directorate is the Command lead for future initiatives, including strategic, campaign and operational planning, logistical transformation, force programming, policy development and operational traffic management policies and procedures to ensure readiness and capability to meet current, projected and emerging requirements.
General Lenderman graduated from Duke University with an electrical engineering degree in 1993. After attending pilot training at Columbus Air Force Base (AFB), Mississippi, she served several tours flying the KC-135 at Grand Forks AFB, North Dakota; Fairchild AFB, Washington; and, Altus AFB, Oklahoma.
Her staff assignments include serving as the Chief, Commander’s Action Group and Executive Officer to the Commander, Air Mobility Command, Scott AFB, Illinois. and the Analysis Branch Chief, Joint Staff J-8, Washington, D.C. General Lenderman also commanded the 15th Air Mobility Operations Squadron at Travis AFB, California, served as the Vice Commander of the 380th Air Expeditionary Wing in Southwest Asia, and commanded the 375th Air Mobility Wing at Scott AFB, Illinois.
Reserve your seat today to hear the rest of General Linderman's story of overcoming obstacles, setting and achieving her goals and her vision for her future.