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USAF Vet Scott Francis O’Grady to be Nominated DoD Asst Secretary for Int’l Security Affairs

Department of Defense

President Trump intends to nominate Scott Francis O’Grady, who served as a U.S. Air Force officer for 12 years, to be assistant secretary for international security affairs at the Department of Defense (DoD), the White House announced Tuesday. O'Grady is a former USAF fighter pilot who penned the book, "Return With Honor."

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Navy Rear Adm. Jeffrey Hughes Nominated as Deputy CNO for Warfighting Development

Rear Adm. Jeffrey Hughes

Rear Adm. Jeffrey Hughes, commander of the Navy Personnel Command, has been nominated to serve as deputy chief of naval operations for warfighting development within the Office of the Chief of Naval Operations. He assumed his current post in March 2018. Hughes joined the service in 1989 as a naval aviator. 

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President Trump to Nominate Allen Robert Souza for IC Inspector General Role

White House

Allen Robert Souza, the National Security Council's principal deputy senior director for intelligence programs, has received President Trump's favor to serve as the intelligence community's inspector general. Trump intends to nominate Souza who currently supports coordination across the federal government's intelligence programs, the White House said Wednesday.

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Army Official Jonathan Moak Nominated for New Financial Management Role

Jonathan Moak

Jonathan Moak, principal deputy assistant secretary of the U.S. Army for financial management and comptroller, has received President Trump's selection for a higher-level role. Trump intends to nominate Moak for the role of assistant secretary of the Army for financial management and comptroller.

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DoD Official James Anderson Nominated for Defense Policy Post

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James Anderson, assistant secretary of defense for strategy, plans and capabilities, has received President Donald Trump's nomination to serve as deputy undersecretary of defense for policy. He held multiple defense-related leadership roles in his career, including those with Marine Corps University and the Office of the Secretary of Defense, the White House said Monday.

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Arizona State Univ’s Sethuraman Panchanathan Nominated for NSF Leadership Post

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Sethuraman Panchanathan, an executive-level officer at Arizona State University, has received President Donald Trump's nomination to serve as director of the National Science Foundation. Panchanathan currently contributes to ASU with his dual role as the university's executive vice president and chief research and innovation officer, the White House said Thursday.

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Senate Armed Services Committee to Expedite David Norquist Nomination Hearing

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Sens. Jim Inhofe, R-Okla., and Jack Reed, D-R.I., have announced the Senate Armed Services Committee's intention to conduct an early nomination hearing for David Norquist, a 2019 Wash100 Award recipient and President Trump's pick for deputy secretary of defense. SASC said Thursday that it will host the nomination hearing on Wednesday, July 24 to provide advice and consent.

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