The U.S. Air Force has sworn in its 25th secretary, Barbara Barrett, former chair of the Aerospace Corporation, and the Senate has confirmed Navy Vice Adm. Chas Richard as the next commander of U.S. Strategic Command (Stratcom). U.S. President Donald Trump announced Barrett’s nomination in a tweet on May 21, the same day as former Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson’s farewell ceremony at Andrews AFB in Maryland. Barrett served as U.S. ambassador to Finland from May 2008 to ...


You must have an Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) account or subscribe to this Market Briefing to access "New USAF Secretary, Stratcom Chief".


Current Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) enterprise and individual members: please go to for access.


Not currently a subscriber? Click on the "Learn More" button below to view subscription offers.

Already registered? here.