Edward C. Aldridge Jr.
|United States Secretary of the Air Force|
April 6, 1986 – December 16, 1988
Acting: April 6, 1986 – June 8, 1986
|Preceded by||Russell A. Rourke|
|Succeeded by||Donald Rice|
|9th Director of the National Reconnaissance Office|
August 3, 1981 – December 16, 1988
|Preceded by||Robert J. Hermann|
|Succeeded by||Martin C. Faga|
Edward Cleveland Aldridge Jr.
August 18, 1938
Houston, Texas, U.S.
|Education||Texas A&M University, College Station (BS)|
Georgia Institute of Technology (MS)
Edward "Pete" Cleveland Aldridge Jr. (born August 18, 1938) is an American politician. He has served in many top U.S. Defense Department and defense industry jobs, including as Under Secretary of the Air Force from 1981–1986, Director of the National Reconnaissance Office 1981-1988, and as the Secretary of the Air Force from 1986-1988.
References[change | change source]
- Laurie, Clayton. Leaders of the National Reconnaissance Office 1961-2001. Office of the Historian, National Reconnaissance Office. 1 May 2002.