SOFIA—Konstantin Zografov, regional vice president for South Eastern
Europe, opens the December 70th anniversary event in Sofia, Bulgaria.
SOFIA—In December, Deputy Commander of Land Forces Brig. Gen. Michail Popov (2nd from l)
presents a “70 Years Award” certificate to professor Todor Tagarev, director of Bulgaria’s Defense
Institute (2nd from r), alongside Zografov (l) and Chapter President Col. Simeon Kralikov, BU A (Ret.).
SOFIA—Panelists for the Bulgarian Air Force modernization session at the December event
include (l-r) Zografov; Krassimira Stoyanova, SAAB Gripen; Brig. Gen. Petyo Mirchev, BU AF,
deputy commander of the Bulgarian Air Force; Gregg Brough, Lockheed Martin; and Netta Kerem,
Israel Aerospace Industries.
Christensen, chapter first vice president
(l), presents guest speaker John A. Wilcox,
director, Communications Systems, and chief
information officer, U.S. Special Operations
Command, MacDill Air Force Base, Florida,
with a gift at the November luncheon.
TAMPA-ST. PETERSBURG—Attending the luncheon in November are (l-r) Christensen; event
sponsor Robert Robey, manager of intelligence
programs for Digital Guardian; and Wilcox.
TURKIYE—In November, the crowd participates in the opening ceremony of the third Land
Systems Seminar and Exposition in Ankara, Turkey.
TURKIYE—Members of government, military,
industry and academia mingle in the exhibition
hall during the November event.
TURKIYE—Col. I. Bora Buyukoner, TUA (Ret.)
(l), chapter president, and Haluk Bulucu, vice
president, TOBB Defense Industry Council,
speak during the opening session of the