October 18 2019
The Senate has confirmed Barbara Barret to serve as secretary of the Air Force, reports the Air Force News Service.
On Wednesday, the Senate voted 85 to 7 to confirm Barret for the post.
She is the 25th Secretary of the Air Force and the third consecutive woman to hold the job.
The vote had been delayed by a hold placed by Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) over recent reports about Air Force personnel staying at a property owned by President Trump in Scotland.
Barret stepped down as...
Please log in to continue reading.
Not yet a subscriber? Take a free trial.
Military Periscope gives you easy-to-use, integrated, open-source intelligence on…
Try Military Periscope free for seven days
Military Periscope FEDLINK information
Service ID: UC Contract Number: LCFDL19D0065
Military Periscope is a product of GovExec.
600 New Hampshire Ave., Suite 510,
Washington DC, 20037, USA.
©Military Periscope 2022
All rights reserved. Redistribution of the content is prohibited without prior consent of Military Periscope.