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Folsom man earns Veterans Affairs post

SACRAMENTO — Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. recently appointed Trevor Albertson, 31, of Folsom, as deputy secretary of veterans services at the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Albertson, a Democrat, is a captain with more than nine years of commissioned service in the United States Air Force and Air Force Reserve. He has served as an intelligence officer since 2010, and was director of public affairs from 2009 to 2010, in the Air Force Reserves’ 713th Combat Operation Squadron.

He also served on the staff of Headquarters US Strategic Command from 2007 to 2009 and held multiple positions in the 11th Mission Support Squadron from 2002 to 2004.

Albertson was an adjunct professor at Yuba College from 2010 to 2011, a teaching assistant at the University of California, Merced from 2006 to 2009 and an assistant professor at the United States Air Force Academy from 2004 to 2006. Albertson was a University of California Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation Dissertation Fellow and served on the staff of Congressman Dennis Cardoza from 2008 to 2010.

This position does not require Senate confirmation and compensation is $119,616 annually.

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