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Jennifer Cannon

U.S. Air Force


Last updated: Aug 1, 2019

Jennifer Cannon is a Speechwriter for the Secretary of the Air Force. She writes and edits executive correspondence, speeches, and talking points for engagements with allies, partners, Congress, industry, and Air Force and Space Force members. Prior to this position, Jennifer developed advanced weapons requirements in the Air Force Strategy and Requirements directorate, executed executive talent management for Air Force and Space Force senior leaders, and has flown combat aircraft in several overseas conflicts. Outside of her Air Force duties, she is a Doctorate student concentrating on Space Policy and International Law and should complete her coursework and dissertation in 2023.

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