April 30, 2015 05:58 PM

Wrap Up for Thursday, April 30, 2015

Roll Call Votes

Legislative Business

Passed Calendar #33, S.665: Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu National Blue Alert Act of 2015

Adopted S.Res.136, expressing support for the designation of May 1, 2015, as "Silver Star Service Banner Day"

Adopted the following resolutions, en bloc:

S.Res.158, Cinco de Mayo;

S.Res.159, 9-1-1 Education Month;

S.Res.160, Public Service Recognition;

S.Res.161, Financial Literacy Month;

S.Res.162, Alcohol Responsibility Month;

S.Res.163, Earthquake in Nepal;

S.Res.164, Dia de los Ninos; and

S.Res.165, World Malaria Day.

Executive Business

Confirmed the following nominations by unanimous consent:

Calendar numbers 84 - 94, 96 - 106

And all nominations placed on the Secretary's Desk in the Foreign Service, Air Force, Army, Marine Corps, and Navy.

ARMY

Cal. #84 - Col. Raymond S. Dingle to be Brigadier General

NAVY

Cal. #85 - Rear Adm. (lh) Ron. J. MacLaren to be Rear Admiral

Cal. #86 - Rear Adm. Herman A. Shelanski to be Vice Admiral

Cal. #87 - Lt. Gen. Joseph Anderson to be Lieutenant General

AIR FORCE

Cal. #88 - Col. James J. Burks to be Brigadier General

Cal. #89 - The following to be Major General

Brig. Gen. James C. Balserak

Brig. Gen. Steven J. Berryhill

Brig. Gen. Kevin W. Bradley

Brig. Gen. Peter J. Byrne

Brig. Gen. Gretchen S. Dunkelberger

Brig. Gen. Richard J. Evans, III

Brig. Gen. Robert M. Ginnetti

Brig. Gen. Jeffrey W. Hauser

Brig. Gen. William O. Hill

Brig. Gen. Joseph K. Kim

Brig. Gen. Jerome P. Limoge, Jr.

Brig. Gen. Paul C. Maas, Jr.

Brig. Gen. John P. McGoff

Brig. Gen. Brian C. Newby

Brig. Gen. Marc H. Sasseville

Brig. Gen. Michael E. Stencel

Brig. Gen. Carol A. Timmons

AIR FORCE

Cal. #90 - Col. Kyle W. Robinson to be Brigadier General

ARMY

Cal. #91 - The following to be Major General:

Brigadier General Robert D. Carlson

Brigadier General Daniel J. Dire

Brigadier General Mary E. Link

Brigadier General Hugh C. Van Roosen

The following to be Brigadier General:

Col. Vincent B. Barker

Col. Lisa L. Doumont

Col. Robert D. Harter

Col. John F. Hussey

Col. Scott R. Morcomb

Col. Gerard L. Schwartz

Col. Richard K. Sele

Col. Tracy L. Smith

Cal. #92 - Chaplain (Col.) Thomas L. Solhjem to be Brigadier General

NAVY

Cal. #93 - Capt. Danelle M. Barrett to be Rear Admiral (lower half)

Cal. #94 - Capt. Ronald C. Copley to be Rear Admiral (lower half)

AIR FORCE

Cal. #96 - Maj. Gen. Timothy M. Ray to be Lieutenant General

Cal. #97 - Lt. Gen. Darryl L.  Roberson to be Lieutenant General

Cal. #98 - Maj. Gen. Charles Q. Brown, Jr. to be Lieutenant General

ARMY

Cal. #99 - Brig. Gen. Eric C. Bush to be Major General

Cal. #100 - Maj. Gen. Alan R. Lynn to be Lieutenant General

Cal. #101 - Col. Jill K. Faris to be Brigadier General

Cal. #102 - Maj. Gen. Gary H. Cheek to be Lieutenant General

Cal. #103 - Col. Christian A. Rofrano to be Brigadier General

NAVY

Cal. #104 - Vice Adm. Nora W. Tyson to be Vice Admiral

MARINE CORPS

Cal. #105 - Maj. Gen. Mark A. Brilakis to be Lieutenant General

Cal. #106 - Maj. Gen. Robert S. Walsh to be Lieutenant General