Ayotte Lifts Hold On Air Force Secretary Nominee

By Courtney Albon / October 17, 2013 at 9:50 PM
Sen. Kelly Ayotte (R-NH) has lifted her hold on the confirmation of Air Force secretary nominee Deborah Lee James -- but she still has concerns about the possibility that the Air Force may retire its A-10 fleet. Ayotte placed the hold in late September due to concerns about a capabilities gap should the service move forward with a plan to divest its entire A-10 fleet. Ayotte's office confirmed to Inside the Air Force on Oct. 17 that the Air...

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