March 28, 2019 04:41 PM

Wrap Up for Thursday, March 28, 2019

Roll Call Votes

1.      Confirmation of Executive Calendar #9, Nicole Nason, of New York, to be Administrator of the Federal Highway Administration; confirmed: 95-1.

 

Legislative Business

Passed H.R.276, Recognizing Achievement in Classified School Employees Act

 

Adopted, S.Res.124, condemning the March 15, 2019, terrorist attacks in Christchurch, New Zealand, offering sincere condolences to all of the victims and their families, and expressing and standing in solidarity with the people and Government of New Zealand.

 

Adopted by voice vote S.Res.100, recognizing the heritage, culture, and contributions of American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian women in the United States.

 

Adopted S.Res.69, designating March 29, 2019, as "Vietnam Veterans Day".

 

Adopted S.Res.118, recognizing the importance of paying tribute to those individuals who have faithfully served and retired from the Armed Forces of the United States, designating April 18, 2019, as "Military Retiree Appreciation Day", and encouraging the people of the United States to honor the past and continued service of military retirees to their local communities and the United States.

 

Completed the Rule 14 process to place H.R.297, Little Shell Tribe of Chippewa Indians Restoration Act of 2019, on the Legislative Calendar of Business.

 

Executive Business

Confirmed the following nominations:

Military Promotions

MARINE CORPS

Exec. Cal. #130 – the following to be Brigadier General:

Col. Leonard F. Anderson, IV

Col. William E. Souza, III

 

NAVY

Exec. Cal. #131 – Rear Adm. (lh) Peter G. Stamatopoulos to be Rear Admiral

Exec. Cal. #132 – Rear Adm. (lh) Gayle D. Shaffer

Exec. Cal. #133 – the following to be Rear Admiral:

Rear Adm. (lh) Kelly A. Aeschbach

Rear Adm. (lh) Frank D. Whitworth

Exec. Cal. #134 – the following to be Rear Admiral:

Rear Adm. (lh) Blake L. Converse

Rear Adm. (lh) Charles B. Cooper, II

Rear Adm. (lh) Donald D. Gabrielson

Rear Adm. (lh) Gregory N. Harris

Rear Adm. (lh) Jeffrey T. Jablon

Rear Adm. (lh) Yancy B. Lindsey

Rear Adm. (lh) John F. Meier

Rear Adm. (lh) James E. Pitts

Rear Adm. (lh) John B. Skillman

Rear Adm. (lh) Karl O. Thomas

Rear Adm. (lh) John F. Wade

Rear Adm. (lh) Michael A. Wettlaufer

Exec. Cal. #135 – Capt. Dean A. Vanderley to be Rear Admiral (lower half)

Exec. Cal. #136 – Capt. Kenneth W. Epps to be Rear Admiral (lower half)

Exec. Cal. #137 – Capt. Timothy H. Weber to be Rear Admiral (lower half)

Exec. Cal. #138 – Capt. James L. Hancock to be Rear Admiral (lower half)

 

NAVY

Exec. Cal. #139 – the following to be Rear Admiral (lower half):

Capt. Nicholas M. Homan

Capt. Michael J. Vernazza

Exec. Cal. #140 – Capt. Charles W. Brown to be Rear Admiral (lower half)

Exec. Cal. #141 – Rear Adm. John B. Nowell, Jr. to be Vice Admiral

 

AIR FORCE

Exec. Cal. #142 – Maj. Gen. Steven L. Basham to be Lieutenant General

Exec. Cal. #143 – Col. Steven J. Butow to be Brigadier General

 

ARMY

Exec. Cal. #144 – Maj. Gen. Karen H. Gibson to be Lieutenant General

 

NAVY

Exec. Cal. # 145 – the following to be Rear Admiral:

Rear Adm. (lh) James P. Downey

Rear Adm. (lh) Shane G. Gahagan

Rear Adm. (lh) Francis D. Morley

Exec. Cal. #146 – Rear Adm. Ronald A. Boxall to be Vice Admiral

 

ARMY

Exec. Cal. #147 – Brig. Gen. Thomas L. Solhjem to be Major General

Exec. Cal. #148 – the following to be Major General:

Brig. Gen. Telita Crosland

Brig. Gen. Dennis P. LeMaster

Exec. Cal. #149 – Lt. Gen. Daniel R. Hokanson to be Lieutenant General

Exec. Cal. #150 – Maj. Gen. Leon N. Thurgood to be Lieutenant General

Exec. Cal. #151 – Maj. Gen. Walter E. Piatt to be Lieutenant General

 

AIR FORCE

Exec. Cal. #152 – Lt. Gen. James C. Slife to be Lieutenant General

 

ARMY

Exec. Cal. #153 – Lt. Gen. Paul E. Funk, II to be General

 

NAVY

Exec. Cal. #154 – Rear Adm. Dee L. Mewbourne to be Vice Admiral

Exec. Cal. #155 – Jon A. Hill to be Vice Admiral

Exec. Cal. #156 – Rear Adm. Stuart B. Munsch to be Vice Admiral

 

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