Jay B. Silveria nominated for Air Force Academy superintendent position

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President Trump has nominated Maj. Gen. Jay B. Silveria to take over as superintendent of the Air Force Academy, the Academy announced in a news release Wednesday. A 1985 Academy grad, Silveria is a command pilot with more than 3,900 flight hours in a variety of aircraft, including the F-35A and F-15C/E. He's currently serving as deputy commander, U.S. Air Forces Central Command, and deputy commander, Combined Air Force Component, U.S. Central Command, Southwest Asia. If confirmed by the U.S. Senate, he will replace Lt. Gen. Michelle Johnson, who recently was named a finalist for the position of chancellor at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs but was not chosen for the post. Here's the release: Secretary of Defense Jim...

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