Congressman Turner, Chairman of the House Armed Services Tactical Air and Land Subcommittee, released the following statement after President Donald Trump announced the nomination of former US Congresswoman Heather Wilson for Secretary of the Air Force.

“I would like to congratulate my friend, former Congresswoman Heather Wilson on her nomination. Her distinguished military service and congressional experience will be invaluable. I served with Heather Wilson in Congress and believe that her service as Secretary of the Air Force will benefit our nation and Wright-Patterson Air Force Base as she leads the effort to modernize our Air Force.”