Livingstone Becomes Acting Navy Secretary

By Christopher J. Castelli / January 28, 2003 at 5:00 AM
Navy Under Secretary Susan Livingstone has officially assumed the Navy's top leadership position in an acting capacity following the resignation of the 72nd Navy secretary, Gordon England, a Navy spokeswoman tells Inside the Navy . Livingstone, now dual-hatted as under secretary and acting Navy secretary, is the first woman to become acting Navy secretary. No woman has ever held the full title of Navy secretary. England, who was selected by President Bush to become the deputy director of the Department...

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