Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson will leave her job at the end of May. Wilson confirmed the reports via Twitter.
“Today I informed the President I will resign as Secretary of the Air Force to be President of the University of Texas at El Paso. It has been a privilege to serve with our #Airmen—I am proud of the progress we have made to restore the readiness & lethality of #USAF.”
Wilson was often mentioned as a potential secretary of defense nominee.
Sec. Wilson at 2018 Defense Communities National Summit. Photo by ADC