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The Miss America Organization Corporation

Commander
Air Force Academy

Undergraduate Pilot Training
Reese AFB

Head of the U.S. Transportation Command
Scott Air Force Base

Commander
Transportation Command

Deputy Command
Pacific Air Forces

Commander
62nd AW

Affiliations

Vice Chairman
Joint Chiefs of Staff

Education



Air Force Academy



U.S. Air Force Academy

Web References (197 Total References)


Obama Nominates First Airman for JCS Leadership Position in 10 Years | Veteran Linked Local Network

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Paul Selva as vice chairman marks the first time in ten years an airman has been nominated to one of the leadership positions of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.

Gen. Richard Myers took over as the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff a month after the 9/11 attacks where he helped oversee the invasions of Iraq and Afghanistan as President George W. Bush's top military advisor. He retired from the service in 2005.
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Selva, an Air Force Academy graduate, is a career C-17 pilot who currently serves as the commander of U.S. Transportation Command.
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"Paul also served as Secretary of State Clinton's military advisor for the first years of my presidency, so he grasps the strategic environment in which our forces operate. Obama said. "He understands that our military, as powerful as it is, is one tool that must be used in concert with all the elements of our national power.
The President also highlighted Selva's time as the head of Air Mobility Command, which he led from 2012 to 2014.
"As leader of Air Mobility Command, he earned a reputation as a force for change and innovation. I understand that when it was time to deliver the final C-17 to the Air Force, Paul went to the cockpit and helped fly it himself," Obama said.
Selva also has experience in a top command position in the Pacific - an area the Obama administration and the Pentagon have made a priority as the services direct more resources to the region. Selva served as the deputy command of Pacific Air Forces from 2011 to 2012.
Sen. John McCain, chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, signaled his support for Selva's nomination in statement released Tuesday. McCain will oversee the nomination hearings that Selva and Gen.
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"General Selva's extensive experience as an operational and strategic leader would be a welcome addition to the Joint Chiefs of Staff," McCain said.


Paul Selva, the vice ...

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Paul Selva, the vice chairman of the joint chiefs of staff, directed the Air Force in the last week to look into potential weather gaps related to the data DMSP provides and to report back by May 1 on whether the satellite program is meeting its current Defense Department requirements.


Paul Selva, commander of the ...

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Paul Selva, commander of the U.S. Transportation Command, all of the declared weapons in Syria were eliminated. "They rid the world of some pretty serious chemical weapons, which if they fell into the wrong hands would have been catastrophic," Selva said.


General Paul J. ...

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General Paul J. Selva

Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
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General Selva graduated from the U.S. Air Force Academy in 1980, and completed undergraduate pilot training at Reese AFB, Texas. He has held numerous staff positions and has commanded at the squadron, group, wing and headquarter levels. Prior to his current assignment General Selva was the commander of U.S. Transportation Command, Scott AFB, Ill.
General Selva is a command pilot with more than 3,100 hours in the C-5, C-17A, C-141B, C-37, KC-10, KC-135A and T-37.


General Paul J. ...

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General Paul J. Selva

Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
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General Selva graduated from the U.S. Air Force Academy in 1980, and completed undergraduate pilot training at Reese AFB, Texas. He has held numerous staff positions and has commanded at the squadron, group, wing and headquarter levels. Prior to his current assignment General Selva was the commander of U.S. Transportation Command, Scott AFB, Ill.
General Selva is a command pilot with more than 3,100 hours in the C-5, C-17A, C-141B, C-37, KC-10, KC-135A and T-37.

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