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ATBI Early Bird Breakfast

Tuesday, March 3 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM

The Virtue of Leadership by Major General John Borling

The Allied Trades of the Baking Industry is pleased to feature retired US Air Force Major General John Borling as the Early Bird Breakfast speaker during the 2015 BakingTech.

Major General Borling was a fight pilot during the Vietnam War where he was shot down by ground fire.  Seriously injured Borling was captured and held as a POW for the next 6 ½ years in Hanoi. Released in 1973 Borling went on to be head of operations for Strategic Air Command (SAC) in Omaha where his responsibilities included the execution responsibilities for the nations nuclear war plan.

Major General has received The Silver Star, two Bronze Stars, two Purple Hearts, the Distinguished Flying Cross and the Air Force Distinguished Service Medal among others decorations.

Borling is a published author having penned Taps on the Walls: Poems from the Hanoi Hilton, which is a collection of poems written while in captivity.  

Attendee may purchase ATBI breakfast tickets when registering for BakingTech at or completing the BakingTech registration form.


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