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Governor Abbott Names Pottinger Chair Of The Texas Military Preparedness Commission

Governor Abbott Names Pottinger Chair Of The Texas Military Preparedness Commission

Governor Abbott has named Major General Kevin Pottinger as presiding officer of the Texas Military Preparedness Commission to serve at the pleasure of the Governor. The Commission's goal is to preserve, protect, expand and attract new military missions, assets and installations. Additionally, the Commission encourages defense related businesses to expand or relocate in Texas.

Major General Kevin PottingerUSAF (Ret.) of Keller is the former Mobilization Assistant to the Commander, Pacific Air Forces at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii. Previously, he served as Director of Operations and Chief of Weapons for the 10th Air Force, Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base Fort Worth. He later served as Commander of the 301st Fighter Wing, NAS JRB Fort Worth. He completed Air Force pilot training as a distinguished graduate at Reese Air Force Base, Lubbock. He then entered the U.S. Air Force Reserve after 15 years of active service. He is a command pilot with more than 4,000 career flight hours and a recipient of the Distinguished Service Medal, Legion of Merit with Oak Leaf Clusters and the Air Medal. Pottinger received a Bachelor of Science in geography and a commission through the Air Force Reserve Officer Training Program at Arizona State University.

Last Updated ( Wednesday, 07 December 2016 16:10 )

 

Governor Abbott Attends Ribbon Cutting Ceremony For New Grainger Facility

Governor Abbott Attends Ribbon Cutting Ceremony For New Grainger Facility

Governor Greg Abbott today attended and delivered remarks at a ribbon cutting ceremony for the new W.W. Grainger sales facility in San Antonio, Texas. This project,  annou...

Governor Abbott Announces Jacobs Engineering Group Global Headquarters Relocation To Texas

Governor Abbott Announces Jacobs Engineering Group Global Headquarters Relocation To Texas

Monday, October 24, 2016   •   Austin, Texas   •   Press Release

Governor Greg Abbott today announced that Jacobs Engineering Group will be relocating its global headquarters ...

Texas A&M Ranks First In State, High Nationally For Salaries Among Graduates Of Public Universities

Texas A&M Ranks First In State, High Nationally For Salaries Among Graduates Of Public Universities

 

 

COLLEGE STATION, Oct. 14, 2016 — Texas A&M University ranks tops among Texas public universities on the basis of median salaries for graduates early in their caree...

HCC manufactures careers in high-demand field

HCC manufactures careers in high-demand field

HOUSTON [October 12, 2016] –  Forbes Magazine says Houston is the best city in America for manufacturing and in less than 10 years, companies will need to fill more than ...

HCC ranks number one in the nation

HCC ranks number one in the nation

HOUSTON [September 21, 2016] – Houston Community College (HCC) is ranked among the top community colleges in the nation in awarding associate degrees.   Community College W...

Attention ITT students – HCC and other local colleges host one-stop enrollment fair

HOUSTON [September 16, 2016] – For thousands of former ITT Tech students the door of opportunity has abruptly closed. Now they’re looking for a way to resume and finish t...

City Hall Farmers Market Opens for Fall

City Hall Farmers Market Opens for Fall

HCC is here to help ITT students, faculty and staff

HCC is here to help ITT students, faculty and staff

Immediately after receiving the news that ITT Tech had closed its doors, members of the Houston Community College Cabinet and their staff participated in a conference cal...

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