DOD releases detailed number of nominations on hold due to Tuberville

By John Liang / September 6, 2023 at 3:21 PM

The Pentagon today released a specific list of the number of general and flag officer promotions being held up due to Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-AL).

The number of holds by military service include:

  • Army: 91 (61 active-duty; 15 Army Reserve; 15 Army National Guard)
  • Air Force: 98 (73 active-duty; 25 Air Force Reserve)
  • Navy: 86 (72 active-duty; 14 Naval Reserve)
  • Marine Corps: 18
  • Space Force: 8

Additionally, the number of holds tied to positions in the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command area of responsibility is 22, according to DOD.

Tuberville is protesting the Pentagon's leave and travel reimbursement policies for servicemembers seeking abortion services.