Retired Marine Corps Gen. John Kelly will step down as President Donald Trump’s chief of staff at the end of the year, after more than a year spent managing the daily operations inside the West Wing, Trump told reporters today.
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
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 has cleared the Senate Armed Services Committee to have his nomination voted on by the full Senate. Read More
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
Industrialist and former Marine Richard V. Spencer the Trump adminsitration’s nominee for Secretary of the Navy, the White House announced on Friday. Read More
A former Marine aviator and investment banker is the top pick to be the next nominee for Secretary of the Navy, three defense officials familiar with the decision confirmed to USNI News today. Read More
This post has been updated to include a statement from Secretary of Defense James Mattis and Philip Bilden.
Financier Philip Bilden has withdrawn himself from consideration to be the next Secretary of the Navy, he said in a Sunday statement. Read More
The White House has unveiled an ambitious plan to reinvest over $1 billion in U.S. military personnel and equipment into efforts to bolster regional security with Washington’s allies in Europe. Read More