James G. Roche

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James Roche
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20th United States Secretary of the Air Force
In office
June 1, 2001 – January 20, 2005
PresidentGeorge W. Bush
Preceded byF. Whitten Peters
Succeeded byPeter B. Teets (Acting)
Personal details
James Gerard Roche

(1939-12-16) December 16, 1939 (age 83)
New York City, New York, U.S.
Political party Democratic
EducationIllinois Institute of Technology (BA)
Naval Postgraduate School (MS)
Harvard University (DBA)
Military service
Allegiance United States
Branch/service United States Navy
Years of service1960–1983

James Gerard Roche (born December 16, 1939) is an American politician. He was the 20th Secretary of the Air Force, serving from January 20, 2001 to January 20, 2005. Roche served in the United States Navy for 23 years, and as an executive with Northrop Grumman.

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