President Trump is nominating Joseph Cuffari, military and veterans affairs policy advisor to the governor of Arizona, to become inspector general for the Department of Homeland Security.
The former airman held a number of active duty and leadership roles with the U.S. Air Force, a tenure totaling over 40 years, the White House said Thursday.
Cuffari served with the Air Force Office of Special Investigations and commanded efforts at MacDill Air Force Base, Fla.; England Air Force Base, La.; and Naples, Italy.
He also worked under the Defense Department's Office of the Inspector General and held various functions in the Department of Justice.