May 25, 2017 05:26 PM

Wrap Up for Thursday, May 25, 2017

Roll Call Votes
  1. Confirmation of Amul Thapar to be US Circuit Judge for the Sixth Circuit; confirmed: 52-44.

Legislative Business

Passed S.12 with Moran amendment, Increasing the Department of Veterans Affairs Accountability to Veterans Act.

Passed S.114, Department of Veterans Affairs Bonus Transparency Act.

Passed Calendar #57, S.585, Dr. Chris Kirkpatrick Whistleblower Protection Act, with committee-reported amendments.

Passed Calendar #25, S.110, Digital Coast Act.

Passed S.917, Silver Star Service Banner Day.

Passed H.R.657, Follow the Rules Act.

Adopted S.Res.181, designating the week of May 21 through May 27, 2017, as "National Public Works Week".

Adopted S.Res.182, designating May 2017, as "Melanoma Awareness Month".

Adopted S.Res.183, recognizing the significance of May 2017, as Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month.

Executive Business

Confirmed the following by unanimous consent:

Executive Calendar #60, David L. Norquist, to be Under Secretary of Defense

Executive Calendar #62, Kari A. Bingen, to be Principal Deputy Under Secretary of Defense

Executive Calendar #64, Robert Story Karem, to be Assistant Secretary of Defense

AIR FORCE

Executive Calendar #66 - Brig. Gen. Sean L. Murphy to be Major General

NAVY

Executive Calendar #67 - The following to be Rear Admiral (lower half)

Capt. John A. Okon

Capt. Michael W. Studeman

Executive Calendar #68 - The following to be Rear Admiral (lower half)

Capt. Edward L. Anderson

Capt. Stuart P. Baker

Capt. Michael D. Bernacchi, Jr.

Capt. Frank M. Bradley

Capt. Daniel L. Cheever

Capt. Yvette M. Davids

Capt. Brian P. Fort

Capt. Peter A. Garvin

Capt. William J. Houston

Capt. Sara A. Joyner

Capt. Frederick W. Kacher

Capt. Timothy C. Kuehhas

Capt. Carl A. Lahti

Capt. Andrew J. Loiselle

Capt. Douglas G. Perry

Capt. Fred I. Pyle

Capt. Erik M. Ross

Capt. Paul J. Schlise

Capt. James P. Waters, III

AIR FORCE

Executive Calendar #69 - Maj. Gen. Bradford J. Shwedo to be Lieutenant General

Executive Calendar #70 - Maj. Gen. Giovanni K. Tuck to be Lieutenant General

ARMY

Executive Calendar #71 - Lt. Gen. James C. McConville to be General

Executive Calendar #72 - Brig. Gen. Stuart W. Risch to be Major General

Executive Calendar #73 - Maj. Gen. Thomas C. Seamands to be Lieutenant General

Executive Calendar #74 - Col. Mark E. Black to be Brigadier General

Executive Calendar # 75 - Col. Matthew V. Baker to be Brigadier General

Executive Calendar # 76 - Brig. Gen. Chris R. Gentry to be Major General

Executive Calendar # 77 - Brig. Gen. Robert A. Karmazin to be Major General

Executive Calendar #78 - Brig. Gen. Marion Garcia to be Major General

Executive Calendar #79 - Brig. Gen. Joseph E. Whitlock to be Major General

Executive Calendar #80 - Col. Miguel A. Castellanos to be Brigadier General

Executive Calendar #81 - Col. Windsor S. Buzza to be Brigadier General

Executive Calendar #82 - Col. Randall V. Simmons, Jr. to be Brigadier General

Executive Calendar #83 - Col. Michael D. Wickman to be Brigadier General

Executive Calendar #84 - The following to be Major General:

Brig. Gen. Carl A. Alex

Brig. Gen. Francis M. Beaudette

Brig. Gen. Christopher F. Bentley

Brig. Gen. Gary M. Brito

Brig. Gen. Patrick W. Burden

Brig. Gen. Joseph R. Calloway

Brig. Gen. Paul T. Calvert

Brig. Gen. Paul A. Chamberlain

Brig. Gen. Ronald P. Clark

Brig. Gen. Brian P. Cummings

Brig. Gen. Edwin J. Deedrick, Jr.

Brig. Gen. Rodney D. Fogg

Brig. Gen. Robin L. Fontes

Brig. Gen. Maria R. Gervais

Brig. Gen. Karen H. Gibson

Brig. Gen. David P. Glaser

Brig. Gen. William H. Graham, Jr.

Brig. Gen. James B. Jarrard

Brig. Gen. Gary W. Johnston

Brig. Gen. Mitchell L. Kilgo

Brig. Gen. Ronald Kirklin

Brig. Gen. John S. Kolasheski

Brig. Gen. Viet X. Luong

Brig. Gen. Patrick E. Matlock

Brig. Gen. Brian J. Mennes

Brig. Gen. Jeffrey L. Milhorn

Brig. Gen. James J. Mingus

Brig. Gen. Christopher J. Sharpsten

Brig. Gen. John P. Sullivan

Brig. Gen. Frank W. Tate

Brig. Gen. Daniel R. Walrath

Brig. Gen. Brian E. Winski

Executive Calendar. 85 - The following to be Brigadier General:

Col. Susan K. Arnold

Col. Joseph B. Berger, III

Col. Robert P. Huston

Executive Calendar #86 - Col. Richard J. Lebel to be Brigadier General

Executive Calendar #87 - Col. Todd W. Lewis to be Brigadier General

Executive Calendar #88 - The following to be Brigadier General

Col. George N. Appenzeller

Col. Telita Crosland

MARINE CORPS

Executive Calendar #89 - Maj. Gen. Steven R. Rudder to be Lieutenant General

ARMY

Executive Calendar #90 - Maj. Gen. Laura J. Richardson to be Lieutenant General

Executive Calendar #91 - Brig. Gen. Charles N. Pede to be Lieutenant General

Navy

Executive Calendar #92 - Rear Adm. Phillip G. Sawyer to be Vice Admiral

MARINE CORPS

Executive Calendar #93 - Maj. Gen. Brian D. Beaudreault to be Lieutenant General

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