Category Archives: Military

The Line: Former Rep. Heather Wilson Is Pres. Trump’s Pick To Head Air Force

Dan Foley on The Line Panel


January 27, 2017 - President Trump announced this week that former congresswoman Heather Wilson is his pick to lead the Air Force. Wilson represented New Mexico's 1st Congressional District from 1998 to 2009. She is currently the president of the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology. Gene Grant and the Line opinion panelists discuss Wilson's nomination and what it might mean for New Mexico.

Line Panelists:

Janice Arnold-Jones, former state representative
Dan Foley, former New Mexico house minority whip
Marsha Garcia, Strategies 360
Laura Sanchez-Rivét, attorney at Cuddy & McCarthy, LLP

Nancy Hollander

Gwyneth Doland speaks with Nancy Hollander, a local attorney who represents Mohamedou Ould Slahi. Her client has been detained at Guantanamo for more than 12 years but has never been charged with a crime. Slahi’s new book, “Guantanamo Diary,” brings his experience in detention to the world. Nancy Hollander tells New Mexico in Focus how Slahi came to Guantanamo and why his legal team is still fighting for his release.