Pesident of the United States of America, Donald Trump on Tuesday nominated former ambassador and Arizona businesswoman to lead the US Air Force.
Barbara Barrett, 68, served as the US ambassador to Finland from 2008 to 2009 under the George W. Bush administration. She was also the chairperson of an aeronautics research and development centre, The Aerospace Corporation, until 2017.
Trump tweeted, “She will be an outstanding Secretary!”
A former lawyer and test pilot, Barrett is also a board member at the Rand Corporation, a think tank that provides research and analysis to the US armed forces.