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Senate confirms Allvin to be Air Force vice chief


Lt. Gen. David Allvin was confirmed by the Senate to be the Air Force’s next vice chief of staff in a late-night vote Wednesday. Allvin’s nomination to become vice chief and receive his fourth star was approved unanimously. In a Thursday release, Chief of Staff Gen. Charles “CQ” Brown applauded Allvin’s confirmation. “I could not […]

Senate confirms Navy Secretary Kenneth Braithwaite


WASHINGTON ― The U.S. Senate confirmed a new Navy secretary, Kenneth “K.J.” Braithwaite, by voice vote on Thursday. Braithwaite, a former ambassador to Norway and executive for American oil and health care companies, assumes the job after financier Richard V. Spencer was forced out of office amid a fight with the White House and senior […]