Cybersecurity and Information Systems Digest

7 JUNE 2022

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Col. Anthony J. Franks

U.S Air Force

Col. Franks is the Vice Commander of the 94th Airlift Wing, Dobbins Air Reserve Base, GA. Comprised of over 2,500 personnel with a headquarters, three groups, and 13 squadrons, his Wing supports Joint Service and multinational airlift missions in the United States and abroad. As a former Air Force Reserve command pilot with more than 4,000 flying hours, Col. Franks has flown combat missions in nearly every major worldwide contingency. He worked in several commands and was deployed numerous times throughout his military career. He is also a United Airlines First Officer rated in the Boeing 757 and 767

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