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Air Force to Seek Tech Ideas From Universities, Small Businesses

The U.S. Air Force has unveiled a new program that would allow universities, small businesses and entrepreneurs to pitch “emerging” technology ideas and innovations to the service branch. The first “storefront” that will connect potential proposers to the Air Force under the AFwerX program will be launched in early 2018 …

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Heather Wilson Assumes Top Air Force Civilian Post

Heather Wilson, a former U.S. representative from New Mexico, was sworn in as the Air Force‘s 26th secretary during a ceremony that took place Tuesday at the Pentagon. She officially assumed the top civilian post at the military service eight days after the Senate confirmed her nomination via a 76-22 vote. Defense Secretary James …

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Heather Wilson Confirmed as Air Force Secretary

The Senate has approved Heather Wilson, president of the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, to assume the U.S Air Force‘s top civilian position through a 76-22 vote. She will be sworn in as Air Force secretary within a week and replace Lisa Disbrow, who headed the service branch on an acting basis since January …

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Former Rep. Heather Wilson to Be Nominated Air Force Secretary

Heather Wilson, former U.S. representative from New Mexico, will be nominated by President Donald Trump to serve as secretary of the Air Force, DoD News reported Monday. Wilson’s “distinguished military service, high level of knowledge and success in so many different fields gives me great confidence that she will lead our …

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