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 ...

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