Senate Panel Approves Nominees

By Tony Bertuca / July 23, 2015 at 11:20 AM

The Senate Armed Services Committee voted today to report 559 military nominations to the full Senate, including the nominations of Marine Corps Gen. Joseph Dunford to be the next chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Air Force Gen. Paul Selva to be vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and Air Force Gen. Darren McDew to be head of U.S. Transportation Command.

The committee is holding a hearing this morning to consider the nomination of Marine Corps Lt. Gen. Robert Neller to become the service's next commandant.