Shyu Confirmed By Senate For Top Army Acquisition Post

By Tony Bertuca / September 24, 2012 at 4:24 PM
The Senate approved Heidi Shyu's nomination to the Army's top acquisition post during a late-night weekend session on Capitol Hill, according to a service spokesman. Shyu, who has been the Army's acting acquisition executive since May 2011, was confirmed at 1:47 a.m. on Sept. 22, service spokesman Matthew Bourke told today. While Shyu was officially nominated to replace former Army acquisition executive Malcolm O'Neill in February, her nomination was stalled by two senators who had issues with some...

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