Ashton Carter, President Obama's pick to succeed John Young as the Pentagon's top acquisition official, has been put on the docket for a confirmation hearing before the Senate Armed Services Committee next week.
Carter won't be alone. Here are the details:
Thursday, March 26, 2009 - 9:30 a.m.
To consider the nominations of:
Dr. Ashton B. Carter to be Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics;
Dr. James N. Miller, Jr. to be Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Policy; and
Ambassador Alexander R. Vershbow to be Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs.
-- Dan Dupont