Gen. John Raymond, commander of the U.S. Air Force Space Command, was nominated by President Trump to serve in the same position at the U.S. Space Command. Once confirmed, Raymond will help the command carry out joint space war fighting missions and maintain combat readiness as part of his new role, the Department of Defense said Tuesday.Read More »
President Trump intends to nominate Jeffrey Byard, associate administrator for response and recovery at the Federal Emergency Management Agency, as administrator of FEMA within the Department of Homeland Security. Previously, he worked as an executive operations officer and mitigation division planner at the Alabama Emergency Management Agency and led evacuation efforts for the state during Hurricane Gustav, the White House said Friday.Read More »
President Trump has picked Air Force veteran Daniel Sitterly to be the next assistant secretary for human resources and administration at the Department of Veterans Affairs.
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.Read More »
President Trump has nominated U.S. Marine Corps Lt. Gen. Kenneth McKenzie, Joint Staff director, for promotion to the rank of general and assignment as commander of U.S. Central Command, the Defense Department said Wednesday. The corpsman commanded the 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit in Afghanistan and Iraq missions from 2004 to 2006.Read More »
William Bookless, a former senior physicist at the Energy Department‘s Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, will be nominated by President Trump as principal deputy administrator at the National Nuclear Security Administration. He worked at LLNL for 32 years and participated in various nuclear security research projects as deputy associate director for …Read More »
Kelvin Droegemeier, secretary of science and technology for the state of Oklahoma, will be nominated by President Trump to serve as director at the White House’s Office of Science and Technology Policy. Droegemeier also serves as vice president for research and teaches meteorology at the University of Oklahoma, the White …Read More »
President Donald Trump intends to nominate Steven Dillingham, director of strategic information, research and planning at the Peace Corps, to serve as the Census Bureau’s next director. The nomination is for a five-year term that would end Dec. 31, 2021, the White House announced Wednesday. Dillingham previously directed the bureaus of …Read More »