Thomas Modly, as Managing Director, Global Government and Public Services PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP
This post has been corrected to indicate planned Navy acquisition chief James Geurts will be sworn in later this week not confirmed. He was confirmed by the Senate last month.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Thomas Modly is now the Under Secretary of the Navy following an early Monday morning ceremony.
Secretary of the Navy Richard V. Spencer delivers remarks at a dinner hosted by The National Association of Destroyer Veterans on Aug. 23, 2017. US Navy Photo
Secretary of the Navy Richard V. Spencer has launched a civilian-led review to run parallel to the military investigation into the underlying reasons behind a string of surface navy incidents that have resulted in the deaths of 17 sailors and hundreds of millions in damages, according to a Sept. 1 memo launching the effort obtained by USNI News. Read More
The following is the Aug. 29, 2017 memo from Secretary of the Navy Richard V. Spencer, Department of the Navy Mission, Vision, and Priorities Sailors, Marines, and Civilian Teammates. Read More
Navy Secretary Richard V. Spencer. US Navy photo.
Richard V. Spencer isn’t afraid to question popular wisdom in search of a better answer.
For months before the new Secretary of the Navy’s confirmation hearing, Capitol Hill had been abuzz with talk of the Navy growing to 355 ships – a number that, if not set in stone, was at least put in pending legislation.
Yet during his July Senate Armed Services Committee confirmation hearing, in his first opportunity to publicly weigh in on the future of the Navy, Spencer told the panel he questioned that fundamental tenet of the Navy’s plan to expand. Read More
The following is the first message to the Department of the Navy from the 76th Secretary of the Navy Richard V. Spencer sent on Aug. 3, 2017. Read More
Richard V. Spencer is sworn in as the 76th Secretary of the Navy by William O’Donnell, Department of the Navy assistant for administration. US Navy photo.
Richard V. Spencer was sworn in as the 76th Secretary of the Navy this morning in a private ceremony at the Pentagon. Read More
Ellen Lord and Richard V. Spencer
The Senate has confirmed the Trump administration nominees for the Pentagon’s chief weapons buyer and the Secretary of the Navy, according to a statement from Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.). Read More
Secretary of the Navy nominee Richard V. Spencer on July 11, 2017. C-SPAN Image
Secretary of the Navy nominee Richard V. Spencer has cleared the Senate Armed Services Committee to have his nomination voted on by the full Senate. Read More
Secretary of the Navy nominee Richard V. Spencer. CSPAN Image
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Trump administration nominee for Secretary of the Navy easily sailed through a congenial nomination hearing before the Senate Armed Services Committee on Tuesday. Read More
The following is the written testimony and the answers to advance policy questions and written testimony provided by Secretary of the Navy nominee Richard V. Spencer ahead of his July 11, 2017 confirmation hearing before the Senate Armed Services Committee. Read More