Provision for the Air Force in the NDAA
Deborah Lee James, Former Secretary of the U.S. Air Force, talks about areas of agreement and disagreement between Congress and the Air Force and the rejection of certain Air Force proposals in the NDAA.
Leaders in Lowell with Deborah Lee James
Leaders in Lowell had the honor of speaking with Deborah Lee James, the former Secretary of the Air Force. In this talk, Secretary James discussed her career and the lessons she has learned from years of experience in the national security field.
Deborah Lee James on MSNBC 7/30/19, "Controversial Confirmation"
Trump pick for Joint Chief of Staff facing Senate grilling over sexual assault allegations. Debbie gives her take on the story.
Deborah Lee James with Sheryl Sandberg
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Air Force focuses in the House Armed Services Committee's NDAA Markup
Deborah Lee James, former Secretary of the Air Force, details her views on the House version of the NDAA, and why it might be lacking some large programs.
Aim High With Deborah Lee James
In our conversation, Deborah discusses her new book, Aim High: Chart Your Course and Find Success, where she shareshow she overcame the challenges of being one of very...
Six Military-Taught Principles For Precision Leadership
Shortly after taking oath, Secretary Deborah Lee James stepped out of an up-armored SUV, surrounded by armed guards, onto my small forward operating base in Afghanistan. With explosions around the country and gunfire exchanges occurring daily, Secretary James still took the time to mentor.
Video: Former Air Force Secretary Deborah James on leadership and her time atop the service
Deborah James, the 23rd Secretary of the Air Force, reflects on her time leading the service and talks about her new book.
Be Prepared to Pivot, and Your Plan B Can Be Even Better Than Your Plan A
Deborah Lee James has had a remarkably varied career – 17 years in the private sector, 20 years in government, and she served as Secretary of the Air Force under President Obama, overseeing a $140 billion organization with 660,000 employees.
Air Force seeks billions for base repairs
The Air Force says they need $5 billion to fix disaster damage at Air Force installations in Nebraska and Florida. Secretary Heather Wilson says that if $1.2 billion is not granted by summer, the Air Force will have to delay other base improvement programs to make the repairs. Deborah Lee James, former Secretary of the U.S. Air Force, says that the branch is stuck in a complex political situation.
Former Air Force Secy.: Sexual Assault "is a readiness issue"
In the wake of Sen. Martha McSally (R-AZ) revealing she was raped by a superior officer will serving in the U.S. Air Force, former Secretary of the Air Force, Deborah Lee James, joins Ali Velshi to discuss what the military can do to curb sexual assault across its ranks.
AIR FORCE SECRETARY ON THE MOST IMPORTANT PART OF HER JOB
The woman who leads the U.S. Air Force just wrapped up one of her most inspiring personal missions: cheering on some of the troops who risked everything for their country...
EXCLUSIVE - DEBORAH LEE JAMES & ERIC FANNING EXTENDED INTERVIEW
Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James and Army Secretary Eric Fanning talk about transitioning to the Trump administration and explain how diversity improves the military.
WHITE HOUSE ANNOUNCES CREATION OF U.S. SPACE COMMAND
Former Secretary of the U.S. Air Force Deborah Lee James discusses what the re-established U.S. Space Command means for the future of space within the Pentagon, and how it and a Space Force are “not mutually exclusive.”
3-2-1 CONTACT | SECAF RELIES ON FACE-TO-FACE ENGAGEMENT
Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James talks about the importance of taking care of people, mission readiness and the service’s continued modernization.