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SASC Approves Civilian Nominations

Washington, D.C.The Senate Armed Services Committee today voted by voice vote to favorably report the following civilian nominations en bloc:

  • Dr. Mark T. Esper to be Secretary of the Army;
  • The Honorable Robert L. Wilkie to be Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness;
  • Mr. Joseph D. Kernan to be Under Secretary of Defense for Intelligence; and
  • Mr. Guy B. Roberts to be Assistant Secretary of Defense for Nuclear, Chemical and Biological Defense Programs.

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