Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson has a new role: chairman of the board.
Now that Congress has largely put the services in charge of buying weapons, and removed much of the purview of the Office of the Secretary of Defense, Wilson has put in place a new governing body to oversee hundreds of billions of dollars in purchases. The panel will meet for the first time next week.
“We’re going to try to be managing more at the strategic level,” Wilson said last Monday during a taping of Defense One Radio.
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