Don Rice, former Secretary of the Air Force,

Speaks Out About Hiring National Guard Members:

"Do yourself a favor - hire a National Guard member and you won't regret it."



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Don Rice, 17th Secretary of the Air Force

Dr. Donald B. Rice was the 17th Secretary of the Air Force from 1989-1993, appointed by President George H. W. Bush.  He served as president and chief executive officer of RAND Corporation and headed three for-profit companies in diversified manufacturing and biotech.  He has served on numerous boards of directors, including Wells Fargo, Chevron, Amgen, and Vulcan Materials.

Dr. Rice is a graduate of University of Notre Dame (B.S., chemical engineering) and Purdue University (M.S., industrial management; PhD, economics).  He has received five honorary degrees.  A U.S. Army officer veteran, Rice has also served as deputy assistant secretary of defense for resource analysis and assistant director in the Office of Budget and Management.


Hugh Hewitt, Host, The Hugh Hewitt Show, nationally syndicated radio program

Hugh Hewitt is a lawyer, law professor and broadcast journalist whose nationally syndicated radio show on Salem Radio Network is heard on more than 75 stations across the United States every weekday evening to an estimated audience of 2 million listeners a week.

Professor Hewitt is a graduate of Harvard College and the University of Michigan Law School, and has been teaching Constitutional Law at Chapman University Law School since it opened in 1995.  He is a Senior Fellow with Center for America.




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