Major General (ret.) Mike Fantini brings over 33 years of strategic and operational experience in the Air Force with expertise in Air and Space power, integration, technology, and innovation. Previously, he was the Director of Air Force Warfighting Integration Capability (AFWIC), acting Deputy Chief of Staff for Strategy, Integration and Requirements (A5), and Director of Global Power Programs. Mike served in a variety of operational assignments as an F-16 pilot, instructor pilot and weapons officer. He graduated from Catholic University of America and commissioned from the Howard University Air Force ROTC program. Mike holds a master’s degree from the National War College as well as a master’s from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University.