The Trump Administration has announced that it will nominate Thomas L. Carter to be the U.S. representative to the International Civil Aviation Organization.
Carter, a former military and commercial pilot, retired from the U.S. Air Force Reserve in 2009 with the rank of Major General after a 34-year career. He flew 12 years for US Airways, attaining the status of B737 Captain. Carter served as Vice President for Government Relations at Elbit Systems of America and President of Commonwealth Consulting Corporation. He was Senior Counselor to the Coalition Provisional Authority (CPA) for Legislative Affairs in Iraq and served as Assistant to the Chairman for Government Affairs of the Columbia Accident Investigation Board in Washington.