The Honorable William LaPlante, Former Assistant Secretary of the Air Force, Acquisition and Vice President of The MITRE Corporation was presented with the MIT Security Studies Program General James Doolittle Award at a dinner on April 21, 2016. Dr. LaPlante spoke on “Perspectives on Defense Acquisition, Technology Superiority and Adaptability for our Military.” Prof. Barry Posen, SSP Director, presented the award to recognize Dr. LaPlante's contribution to US air power. The dinner was attended by SSP faculty, students and invited guests.
2016 General Jimmy Doolittle Award Dinner
April 21, 2016