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Martin France

Marty France

Brig Gen (Retired) Martin France is Professor Emeritus of Astronautics at the US Air Force Academy. He retired from the Air Force in 2018 after more than 37 years of distinguished active duty service that included assignments on the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the US Air Force and Space Command Headquarters. He is a 1981 graduate of the US Air Force Academy with graduate degrees from Stanford (MS, Aeronautics & Astronautics), Virginia Tech (PhD, Engineering Science and Mechanics) and the National War College (Distinguished Graduate, MS, National Security Studies). He has served as an unofficial and official advisor to the MRFF since its original advocacy began in 2004.