IN HONOR OF COLONEL BOB LARGENT'S AND COMMAND CHIEF MASTER SERGEANT JACK STEED'S SERVICE TO THE UNITED STATES AIR FORCE ASSOCIATION -- (Extensions of Remarks - November 17, 2004)
Mr. KINGSTON. Mr. Speaker, recently, Colonel Bob Largent, United States Air Force (retired) was elected President of the Air Force Association (AFA). Mr. Largent will be responsible for expressing the concerns of the Association, to Congress and other entities on a national level. He has dedicated his life to serving our country, and now he will lead the Air Forces premiere service organization with distinction. I would like to express enthusiasm about Mr. Largent's newly elected position and wish him Godspeed.
Mr. Speaker, I would also like to enter in to the CONGRESSIONAL RECORD the election of another able bodied Georgian, Command Chief Master Sergeant Jack Steed, United States Air Force retired as a regional president of the Air Force Association (AFA). Command Master Chief Steed will serve over a region covering three states-Georgia, South Carolina, and North Carolina. He is eminently well qualified to serve in this position. He has a passion for service to our airmen and their families. The Air Force Association and the United States Air Force will benefit immeasurably from his leadership.