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Trump taps Whitley for Army role

February 1, 2018 at 9:41 PM

The White House announced tonight President Trump intends to nominate John Whitley to serve as assistant secretary of the Army for financial management and comptroller.

Whitley is a senior fellow at the Institute for Defense Analyses and the Center for Naval Analyses and research director at the Crime Prevention Research Center, the White House said.

He has previously worked as a health care analyst at the Military Compensation and Retirement Modernization Commission, as director of program analysis and evaluation at the Department of Homeland Security and as an operations research analyst in the Office of the Secretary of Defense. Whitley also served in the Army.