John "Jay" Raymond To Keynote NAB's SATCON
June 24, 2015 at 8:03 AM (PT)
The NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF BROADCASTERS announced that Lieutenant General JOHN "JAY' RAYMOND, Commander, 14th AIR FORCE SPACE Command and Commander, Joint Functional Component Command for Space, U.S. STRATEGIC COMMAN, will provide the keynote for SATCON, part of NAB’s Content and Communications World (CCW), on THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 12th. CCW will be held NOVEMBER 11th-12th in NEW YORK CITY.
During his address, which is sponsored by INTELSAT GENERAL CORP., RAYMOND will discuss the integration of military satellite communication with commercial aspects of the satellite and content delivery industry.
RAYMOND leads more than 20,500 personnel responsible for providing missile warning, space superiority, situational awareness, and launch and range operations as they relate to the U.S. AIR FORCE’s operational space component of USSTRATCOM. As Commander of JFCC SPACE, RAYMOND assigns and directs space forces in support of national, USSTRATCOM and combatant commander objectives.
“Lieutenant General RAYMOND is a seasoned professional in the military satellite communications world,” said NAB EVP/Conventions and Business Operations CHRIS BROWN. “His wealth of experience will provide SATCON attendees with takeaways necessary to develop innovative changes and improvements to their system operations.”
After being commissioned through the ROTC program at CLEMSON UNIVERSITY in 1984, RAYMOND commanded numerous operations groups and served as Dir./Space Forces in SOUTHWEST ASIA in support of military operations ENDURING FREEDOM and IRAQ FREEDOM. Prior to this current assignment, RAYMOND was the Dir./Plans and Policy for the U.S. STRATEGIC COMMAND.