11-30-2012

SASC Approves Military Appointments

The Senate Armed Services Committee voted to favorably report out 285 pending military nominations in the Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marine Corps, including the nomination of General Joseph F. Dunford, Jr., USMC to be Commander, International Security Assistance Force and Commander, US Forces Afghanistan.  All nominations were immediately reported to the full Senate, since presidential appointments require Senate ratification.