The Senate Armed Services Committee today (19 May 2020) voted by voice to favorably report out a list of 2,647 pending military nominations in the Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marine Corps, as well as the following civilian and general officer nominations:
- Honorable Kenneth H. Braithwaite (Admiral, USN retired) to be Secretary Of The Navy;
- Honorable Dr. James H. Anderson to be Deputy Under Secretary Of Defense For Policy; and
- General Charles Q. Brown, Jr., USAF for Reappointment to the Grade Of General and to be Chief Of Staff, United States Air Force
- Mr. Victor G. Mercado to be Assistant Secretary of Defense for Strategy, Plans, and Capabilities;
All nominations were immediately reported to the Senate floor following the Committee’s action.