Edward C. Aldridge Jr.

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Pete Aldridge
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United States Secretary of the Air Force
In office
April 6, 1986 – December 16, 1988
Acting: April 6, 1986 – June 8, 1986
PresidentRonald Reagan
Preceded byRussell A. Rourke
Succeeded byDonald Rice
9th Director of the National Reconnaissance Office
In office
August 3, 1981 – December 16, 1988
PresidentRonald Reagan
Preceded byRobert J. Hermann
Succeeded byMartin C. Faga
Personal details
Born
Edward Cleveland Aldridge Jr.

(1938-08-18) August 18, 1938 (age 82)
Houston, Texas, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
EducationTexas 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,[1] and as the Secretary of the Air Force from 1986-1988.

References[change | change source]

  1. Laurie, Clayton. Leaders of the National Reconnaissance Office 1961-2001. Office of the Historian, National Reconnaissance Office. 1 May 2002.