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Trump nominates aerospace executive for Air Force secretary

AP  |  Washington 

has nominated an executive to be the next of the

Trump says in a tweet that he has chosen Barbara Barrett, former of the Corporation, to replace who is stepping down at the end of this month after two years on the job.

Barrett, 68, served as to in 2008 during the administration of then- She also served as of the and was of the

This is the second time she's been picked for the job. In 2003, Bush announced he would nominate her, but she was never confirmed. She's a trained civilian pilot and was certified for

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First Published: Wed, May 22 2019. 03:40 IST