President Joe Biden’s nominee to serve as the Navy’s top civilian had a congenial confirmation hearing on Tuesday before the Senate Armed Services Committee, with the nominee echoing calls for a larger fleet to balance out a rising China. Read More
The following is the written statement and answers Advance Policy Questions to the Senate Armed Services Committee prepared for the July 13, 2021 nomination hearing for Secretary of the Navy Carlos Del Toro. Read More
The nominee to serve as the top Navy civilian will appear before the Senate next week, as Congress prepares to mark up the annual defense spending and policy bills. Read More
This post has been updated with a confirmation from a White House official of Carlos Del Toro’s nomination.
A former surface warfare commander and president of a small information technology firm is the Biden administration’s nominee for the long-vacant top job in the Department of the Navy, a White House official confirmed to USNI News on Friday. Read More
The Senate on Friday voted to confirm retired Army Gen. Lloyd Austin as President Joe Biden’s secretary of defense. Read More