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Trump Selects Linda McMahon to Head Small Business Administration

Linda McMahon, a former Senate candidate in Connecticut, has been nominated by president-elect Donald Trump as head of the Small Business Administration, the Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday. Peter Nicholas writes the nomination of McMahon, co-founder of World Wrestling Entertainment, follows a private meeting with Trump in the past week. “Linda …

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Rear Adm. Christopher Grady Nominated to Multiple Navy Leadership Roles

President Barack Obama has nominated Rear Adm. Christopher Grady, commander of Naval Surface Force Atlantic, as commander of U.S. 6th Fleet, Task Force 6, Striking and Support Forces NATO and the European Joint Force Maritime Component Command. Grady’s nomination also includes deputy commander roles for U.S. Naval Forces Europe and Africa and …

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Obama Nominates Gen. John Hyten as Next Stratcom Commander

President Barack Obama has nominated Gen. John Hyten, current commander of the Air Force Space Command at Peterson Air Force Base, as the next commander of the U.S. Strategic Command. If appointed, Hyten will support Stratcom with its global missions in strategic deterrence, space operations, joint electronic warfare, global strike and missile defense, …

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Lt. Gen. James Holmes Nominated to Head Air Combat Command

President Barack Obama has nominated Lt. Gen. James Holmes, U.S. Air Force deputy chief of staff for strategic plans and requirements, as commander of Air Combat Command at Joint Base Langley-Eustis in Virginia. Holmes is also up for a potential rank promotion to general, the Defense Department said Thursday. Holmes currently manages …

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Gen. Joseph Lengyel Takes National Guard Bureau Leadership Role

Air National Guard Gen. Joseph Lengyel, former vice chief of the National Guard Bureau, has officially taken the role of bureau chief and succeeded retiring U.S. Army Gen. Frank Grass in a change-of-responsibility ceremony held at the Pentagon, DoD News reported Thursday. Defense Department Secretary Ashton Carter also promoted Lengyel to the rank of general as …

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WilmerHale Partner Shirley Woodward Nominated CIA IG

President Barack Obama has nominated Shirley Woodward, a partner in law firm Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP‘s litigation and controversy department for six years, to the inspector general post at the CIA inspector general. Woodward started work in WilmerHale as an associate in 2001 and became a counsel at the firm …

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Glenn Walters Nominated as Marine Corps Assistant Commandant

President Barack Obama has nominated U.S. Marine Corps Lt. Gen. Glenn Walters, deputy commandant for programs and resources at the service branch’s headquarters, as the assistant commandant of the Marines. The Defense Department said Tuesday Walters is also slated for promotion to the rank of general. He has received training on the …

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