Defense

June 19, 2013

SecAF farewell ceremony set for June 21

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Secretary of the Air Force Michael B. Donley will be honored during a ceremony June 21 at 1 p.m., at Joint Base Andrews, Md.

The ceremony will stream live online at the Pentagon Channel’s live stream site (here) and Air Force Link’s live video page.

Donley was confirmed as the 22nd secretary of the Air Force Oct. 2, 2008. He had been serving as the acting secretary since June of that year, as well as for seven months in 1993, making him the longest serving secretary in the Air Force’s history.

As secretary of the Air Force, Donley is responsible for the organizing, training, equipping and providing for the welfare of its more than 690,000 total force Airmen and their families. He also oversees the Air Force’s annual budget of more than $110 billion.

Donley’s 35 years of experience in the national security community includes service in the Senate, White House and the Pentagon. Prior to assuming his current position, he served as the director of Administration and Management in the Office of the Secretary of Defense.

 




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