Gardner Votes to Confirm Barbara Barrett as Secretary of the U.S. Air Force

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cory Gardner (R-CO) released the following statement today following his vote to confirm Ambassador Barbara Barrett as the next Secretary of the United States Air Force:

“Congratulations to Ambassador Barrett on her bipartisan confirmation as the 25th Secretary of the U.S. Air Force,” said Senator Gardner. “With her strong background in aviation and government service, I have great confidence in her ability to serve in this position which is incredibly important to Colorado’s military installations and the future of U.S. Space Command in Colorado. I wish her and her family well as she serves our country as the new head of the U.S. Air Force.”




Cory Gardner is a member of the U.S. Senate serving Colorado. He sits on the Energy & Natural Resources Committee, the Foreign Relations Committee, the Commerce, Science, & Transportation Committee, and is the Chairman of the Subcommittee on East Asia, the Pacific, and International Cybersecurity Policy.