Wrap Up for Thursday, May 25, 2017Roll Call Votes
- Confirmation of Amul Thapar to be US Circuit Judge for the Sixth Circuit; confirmed: 52-44.
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.
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
Executive Calendar #66 - Brig. Gen. Sean L. Murphy to be Major General
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
Executive Calendar #69 - Maj. Gen. Bradford J. Shwedo to be Lieutenant General
Executive Calendar #70 - Maj. Gen. Giovanni K. Tuck to be Lieutenant General
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
Executive Calendar #89 - Maj. Gen. Steven R. Rudder to be Lieutenant General
Executive Calendar #90 - Maj. Gen. Laura J. Richardson to be Lieutenant General
Executive Calendar #91 - Brig. Gen. Charles N. Pede to be Lieutenant General
Executive Calendar #92 - Rear Adm. Phillip G. Sawyer to be Vice Admiral
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.