By The Hill Staff - 02/07/07 12:00 AM EST
Former Rep. Curt Weldon (R-Pa.) was appointed yesterday as Chief Strategic Officer for Defense Solutions, a military contractor.
Weldon is a defense and homeland security specialist who sat on the Armed Services Committee and was vice-chairman of the Homeland Security Committee.
The 10-term lawmaker lost reelection in November to Joe Sestak (D-Pa.). Weldon was hurt by reports that a federal probe targeted his dealings in Congress.
“Congressman Weldon shares our genuine belief that America’s armed forces and first responders deserve nothing short of the world’s best products and services to protect themselves as they work to accomplish their mission,” said Defense Solutions CEO Tim Ringgold, a retired Army colonel.