July 16, 2021

Biden to nominate defense industry expert Andrew Hunter as Air Force acquisition boss

Featuring Stacie Pettyjohn

Source: Defense News

Journalist Rachel Cohen

President Joe Biden on Friday announced he would nominate Andrew Hunter, a well-known defense industry expert, to serve as the Air Force’s next acquisition boss.

Air Force Times broke the news of Hunter’s selection ahead of the White House announcement on Friday afternoon. If confirmed by the Senate, Hunter would become assistant Air Force secretary for acquisition, technology and logistics amid a major push to modernize the service’s aircraft and weaponry.

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Authors

  • Stacie Pettyjohn

    Senior Fellow and Director, Defense Program

    Stacie Pettyjohn is a Senior Fellow and Director of the Defense Program at the Center for a New American Security (CNAS). Her areas of expertise include defense strategy, post...