Date: Tuesday, August 4, 2020 Time: 09:00 AM Location: Room SD-G50, Dirksen Senate Office Building

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To consider the nominations of:

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  1. Honorable John E. Whitley
    to be Director of Cost Assessment and Program Evaluation, Department of Defense
  2. Honorable Shon J. Manasco
    to be Under Secretary of the Air Force
  3. Ms. Michele A. Pearce
    to be General Counsel of the Department of the Army
  4. Mr. Liam P. Hardy
    to be a Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces