Matthew Donovan

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Matt Donovan
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Acting United States Secretary of the Air Force
Assumed office
June 1, 2019
PresidentDonald Trump
Preceded byHeather Wilson
Succeeded byBarbara Barrett (Nominee)
United States Under Secretary of the Air Force
In office
August 4, 2017 – June 1, 2019
PresidentDonald Trump
Preceded byLisa Disbrow
Succeeded byVacant
Personal details
Born1958/1959 (age 60–61)[1]
EducationRegis University (BS)
Webster University (MS)
Air University (MMAS)
United States Army Command and General Staff College (MMAS)
Military service
Allegiance United States
Branch/service United States Air Force
RankColonel
AwardsDefense Superior Service Medal
Legion of Merit
Defense Meritorious Service Medal

Matthew Donovan is a United States Air Force veteran and government official who is serving as the Acting United States Secretary of the Air Force since June 1, 2019.[2] He served as the United States Under Secretary of the Air Force from 2017 to 2019.[3] He previously served as majority policy director for the United States Senate Committee on Armed Services. Donovan served 31 years in the U.S. Air Force, retiring as a colonel. His service included tours as commander of the U.S. Air Force Officer Training School and of the 95th Fighter Squadron.[4]

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  1. ^ Matthew Donovan to become acting Air Force secretary at end of month
  2. ^ "Matthew Donovan to become acting Air Force secretary at end of month". Stars and Stripes. Retrieved May 31, 2019.
  3. ^ Kheel, Rebecca (August 2, 2017). "Navy secretary, seven other Pentagon posts confirmed". The Hill. Retrieved August 4, 2017.
  4. ^ "President Donald J. Trump Announces Key Additions to his Administration". The White House. June 29, 2017. Retrieved August 4, 2017. This article incorporates public domain material from websites or documents of the White House.

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