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Donald Rice
Donald B. Rice, Secretary of the Air Force.JPEG
17th United States Secretary of the Air Force
In office
May 22, 1989 – January 20, 1993
President George H. W. Bush
Preceded by Edward C. Aldridge Jr.
Succeeded by Sheila Widnall
Personal details
Donald Blessing Rice

(1939-06-04) June 4, 1939 (age 83)
Frederick, Maryland, U.S.
Political party Republican
Education University of Notre Dame (BS)
Purdue University, West Lafayette (MS, PhD)
Military service
Allegiance  United States
Branch/service  United States Army
Years of service 1961–1967
Unit Army Ordinance Corps

Donald Blessing Rice (born June 4, 1939) is an American businessman and senior government official. He has been president and chief executive officer of several large companies including RAND Corporation. Rice also served as the seventeenth Secretary of the Air Force, 1989–93.

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