Hicks has history of arguing for Pentagon budget and strategy reform

By Tony Bertuca / February 1, 2021 at 5:30 AM
If confirmed as deputy defense secretary, Kathleen Hicks will wield significant influence over the Pentagon budget and strategy, areas where she has established a long public record as a think tank analyst. Hicks, whom President Biden has picked to be No. 2 to Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin, is scheduled to appear before the Senate Armed Services Committee on Tuesday for her nomination hearing. She would be the first woman confirmed by the Senate to serve as deputy defense secretary. Prior...

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