#KEM at AFA AIR & SPACE EXPO: Asia-Pacific Rebalance with Logistics leaders ARES Mobility Solutions and USAF Air, Space & Cyberspace Integration

The #KEM team was excited to attend The Air Force Association‘s Air & Space Conference and Technology Exposition, September 14-16, 2015 at the National Harbor.


We were thankful for the opportunity to connect with our friends in Air Force leadership and industry, academia & aerospace partners to work innovative solutions utilizing and growing #KEM core capabilities and domain areas to critical issues and challenges currently facing the U.S. warfighter and the aerospace market.


ARES Mobility Solutions: Col. Shirlene D. Ostrov (ret.) CEO and President, General Duncan J. McNabb, USAF (ret.), and Michael W. Senior (not pictured) with KEM (Kenneth E. Miller, David J. Carlson & Lauren D. Longwell)

#KEM Capability LOGISTICS – Asia-Pacific Rebalance:  Learning from You’ve Got to Have Friends – Building Pacific Airpower Partnerships with Gen Lori Robinson, Commander Pacific Air Forces (AFA Featured Speaker)

#KEM met up with our valued strategic partner, ARES Mobility Solutions, who is actively supporting the warfighter by strengthening relationships, alliances and logistics’ capabilities in the Asia-Pacific region while delivering strategic, full-spectrum, trusted global mobility solutions to their clients.  #KEM is proud of ARES positive and visionary leadership under Shirlene D. Ostrov (President & CEO) who promotes innovation as her team executes multidisciplinary, integrated, and proven approaches and secure, customized solutions.

#KEM continues to work to support enhanced innovation and integrate our #KEM Domain Areas AIR, SPACE, and CYBERSPACE as Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James remarked in her AFA Keynote.  Check out the core Air Force Space Command mission and Explore Space and Cyberspace capabilities at the United States’ Air Force Video:


#KEM looks forward to next year and until then continuing to support the mission of taking care of the warfighter and providing innovative solutions to strike the right balance between readiness, modernization, and affordability.


#KEM Congratulates Vice Admiral Jospeh P. Aucoin & Thanks for invite to U.S. 7th Fleet’s Change of Command (Japan)

With great pride, KEM congratulates Vice Admiral Joseph P. Aucoin as he assumes command of the U.S. Seventh Fleet on September 7, 2015.

7th Fleet Invite

With an understanding of the complexities of the Asia-Pacific region, Ken Miller, CEO, KEM and Associates LLC, highlights:

“Vice Admiral Aucoin is a good friend and strategic, high performance leader. He will add tremendous capability for the U.S. Navy while supporting the long term commitment to the Asia-Pacific rebalance. It was a true honor to be invited to Japan for his Change of Command.”Kenneth E. Miller

The selection of U.S. defense leaders for this region, such as Vice Admiral Aucoin is key as DoD focuses on the Asia-Pacific rebalance and its forward presence.

(U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Joshua Karsten/RELEASED)

These efforts focus on building relationships, alliances, and modernization of maritime capabilities in order to secure U.S. interests and leadership globally and respond rapidly to maritime crises in the 21st century.

To learn more about the DoD’s three Asia-Pacific region maritime objectives to build greater regional capacity and mitigate risk by:

  • Safeguard the Freedom of the Seas
  • Deter conflict and coercion
  • Promote adherence to international laws and standards

Check out the Asia Pacific Maritime Security Strategy

Asia Pacific Book Cover