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AF Gen. Darren McDew Nominated to Lead US Transportation Command

U.S. Air Force Gen. Darren McDew, commander of the Air Mobility Command at Scott Air Force Base in Illinois, has received nomination as commander of the U.S. Transportation Command. The Defense Department said Friday McDew will still be assigned at Scott AFB after his nomination pushes through. The general was promoted to his current …

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Joseph Tofalo Nominated for Command of Navy’s Submarine Forces

Rear Adm. Joseph Tofalo, the U.S. Navy‘s director of undersea warfare, has received nomination from Defense Secretary Ashton Carter for the rank of vice admiral and successor to the commander roles of Vice Adm. Michael Connor. The Defense Department said Wednesday Tofalo would helm the Naval Submarine Forces, Submarine Force Atlantic and Allied Submarine Command …

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Greg Nadeau Nominated to FHWA Administrator Post

President Barack Obama has announced his plan to appoint Greg Nadeau, deputy administrator of the Federal Highway Administration at the Transportation Department, as full-time FHWA administrator. Nadeau held the post on an interim basis between July 2014 and February 2015, according to the White House’s notice posted Friday. Prior to …

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Karen DeSalvo to Receive HHS Assistant Secretary for Health Nomination

Karen DeSalvo, national coordinator for health information technology at the Department of Health and Human Services, will be nominated by President Barack Obama to the role of assistant secretary for health at HHS on a full-time basis. The White House’s announcement posted Wednesday noted that DeSalvo has held the post on an acting basis since October. She …

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Gayle Smith Nominated for USAID Administrator Post

President Barack Obama has nominated Gayle Smith, senior director of development and democracy at the National Security Council since 2009, as the next U.S. Agency for International Development administrator. Smith has led the U.S. government’s international programs to address food security, economic development, health and government transparency issues, the White …

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