Trump to nominate Heather Wilson as Air Force secretary

Reuters News
Posted: Jan 23, 2017 10:31 AM

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump will nominate former U.S. Representative Heather Wilson to become Air Force secretary, the White House said on Monday.

Wilson, a graduate of the U.S. Air Force Academy, has been President of the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology since 2013, it said in a statement. "Heather Wilson is going to make an outstanding secretary of the Air Force,” Trump said in the statement.

(Reporting by Doina Chiacu; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)