From Industry Executive To Pentagon Chief Operating Officer

Credit: Senior Airman Ridge Shan/U.S. Air Force
Culled from Boeing to fill the role as the Pentagon’s No. 2 civilian, Pat Shanahan worked on the failed RAH-66 Comanche program—a prime example of the government’s broken acquisition system—and oversaw the initial recovery of Boeing’s 787 before he took the helm of the company’s commercial airplane...

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