Trump to nominate Heather Wilson to be Air Force secretary

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President Donald Trump announced Monday that he intends to nominate former U.S. Rep. Heather Wilson of New Mexico to be secretary of the Air Force.

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Heather Wilson

If confirmed, Wilson would be the first Air Force Academy graduate to hold the job, according to a news release from the White House.

Wilson is currently the president of the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology. She represented the Albuquerque-area 1st Congressional District in the U.S. House from 1998-2009.

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