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Senate Advances Kirstjen Nielsen’s Nomination for DHS Secretary Post

The Senate voted 59-33 Monday to support the nomination of Kirstjen Nielsen as the next Department of Homeland Security secretary, the Washington Examiner reported Monday. The upper chamber’s vote came three weeks after the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee approved Nielsen’s nomination and nearly two months after President Donald …

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Senate Panel Approves Kirstjen Nielsen’s Homeland Security Secretary Nomination

The Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee approved by a 11-4 vote Tuesday the nomination of Kirstjen Nielsen as the next secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, The Hill reported Tuesday. Nielsen, current White House deputy chief of staff, was nominated by President Donald Trump to the DHS leadership position in …

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Trump Nominates Synovision’s Bruce Jette as Army Acquisition Chief

President Donald Trump intends to nominate Synovision Solutions President and CEO Bruce Jette to be assistant secretary of the U.S. Army for acquisition, technology and logistics. The White House released Thursday the president’s announcement of candidates for possible positions in the administration, including Jette. Jette most recently led Synovision, which has …

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Paul Trombino to Be Nominated for FHWA Leadership Post

President Donald Trump intends to nominate Paul Trombino III, president of civil engineering company McClure Engineering, as administrator of the Federal Highway Administration, the White House announced Friday. Trombino previously spent more than five years as director of the Iowa Department of Transportation and led state-wide efforts to plan, design, construct and …

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President Trump to Nominate Thomas Modly for Navy Undersecretary Post

President Donald Trump intends to nominate Thomas Modly, managing director at PwC‘s global government and public services business, as undersecretary of the U.S. Navy, the White House announced Saturday. Modly concurrently serves as worldwide government defense network leader at PwC and leads the professional services firm’s efforts to develop and implement technology …

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Navy Staff Director James Foggo Nominated as Commander of Naval Forces Europe-Africa, JFC Naples

Vice Adm. James Foggo III, director of the U.S. Navy staff, could potentially assume command of U.S. Naval Forces Europe, U.S. Naval Forces Africa and the Allied Joint Force Command in Naples, Italy. The Defense Department said Tuesday that President Donald Trump nominated Foggo to lead the two Navy component commands and one NATO …

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Trump to Nominate Boeing Vet Patrick Shanahan as Deputy Secretary of Defense

President Donald Trump intends to nominate Patrick Shanahan, Boeing senior vice president of supply chain and operations, as deputy secretary of defense. Trump announced plans to nominate Shanahan and five other individuals to various Defense Department posts in a White House press release published Thursday. Shanahan currently oversees Boeing’s manufacturing operations …

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