The Aerospace Corporation announced July 5 the appointment of retired Air Force Maj. Gen. Edward L. Bolton Jr. and retired Air Force Maj. Gen. Howard J. “Mitch” Mitchell to leadership positions.
Bolton is now the Senior Vice President of Systems Planning, Engineering and Quality, succeeding Rand Fisher who retired on July 1. He was elected Senior Vice President of Special Studies earlier this year at Aerospace. Bolton retired from the Air Force in 2013 after 37 years of service, after which he became the Assistant Administrator for NextGen at the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). He earned a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from the University of New Mexico and graduated from Officer Training School. He also earned a master’s degree in systems management from the University of Southern California and a master’s degree in national security strategy from the National War College.
Vice President of Program Assessments Maj. Gen. Mitchell completed his service as a corporate officer and will continue as a General Manager for Program Assessments.