Air Force Secretary Eyed For Top Army Job

By Christopher J. Castelli, Amy Butler, Dan Dupont / May 1, 2003 at 5:00 AM
The Bush administration wants Air Force Secretary James Roche to be the next Army secretary, has learned. Two industry sources tracking the issue said Roche is the favorite to fill the shoes of outgoing Army Secretary Thomas White, who recently resigned at the request of Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld. Whether Roche will accept the position remains to be seen. Roche is viewed as a trusted aide who could "fix" problems in the Army, said one of the sources, noting...

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