Biden nominates Indian-American FAA official for key Pentagon post

U.S President Joe Biden reveals intent to nominate Indian-American aerospace and defense expert Ravi Chaudhary to a pivotal position in the Department of Defence.

Biden nominates Indian-American FAA official for key Pentagon post
Dr. Ravi Chaudhary Source: AFDW.

President Joe Biden announced his intent to nominate Indian-American Ravi Chaudhary as the next Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Installations, Energy, and the Environment on Thursday.

If confirmed by the United States Senate, Dr. Chaudhary will replace John Henderson taking over a massive portfolio that includes amongst other duties, responsibility for all U.S. Air Force installations, environmental issues related to maintaining the Air Force's fleet, and managing the Office of Energy Assurance.