Committee Advances NORTHCOM, SPACECOM, Other Military Nominations

The Senate Armed Services Committee this morning voted by voice to report out a list of 99 pending military nominations in the Army, Air Force, and Marine Corps. Included in this list are the nominations of:

  • Lieutenant General Glen D. VanHerck, USAF, to be general and Commander, United States Northern Command/Commander, North American Aerospace Defense Command; and
  • Lieutenant General James H. Dickinson, USA, to be general and Commander, United States Space Command.

All nominations were immediately reported to the floor following the Committee’s action.