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Wormuth Confirmed as DoD Policy Chief

Jun. 20, 2014 - 06:02PM   |  
By MARCUS WEISGERBER   |   Comments
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Christine Wormuth, whom the Senate confirmed as new DoD policy chief on Thursday, seen here testifying before the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee in 2009. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
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WASHINGTON — The US Senate has confirmed Christine Wormuth to become the Defense Departmentís policy chief.

The approval, by voice vote on Thursday, comes nearly four months after President Barack Obama nominated Wormuth, who is currently DoDís deputy undersecretary for strategy, plans and force development.

Wormuth replaces James Miller, who stepped down as DoDís policy chief in January and is now consulting.

The Senate vote came a week after the chamber confirmed Michael McCord to be DoDís comptroller.

There are still seven prominent DoD civilian posts vacant as nominees await confirmation, including:

■ Jamie Morin, to be director Cost Assessment and Program Evaluation, nominated: Jan. 6.

■ Jo Ann Rooney, to be Navy undersecretary, nominated: Jan. 6.

■ Jessica Wright, to be undersecretary for personnel and readiness, nominated: Jan. 6.

■ David Bruce Shear, to be assistant secretary of defense for Asian and Pacific security, nominated: Jan. 7.

■ Brian Patrick McKeon, to be principal deputy undersecretary for policy, nominated: Jan. 30.

■ Eric Rosenbach, to be assistant secretary of defense for homeland security, nominated: Jan. 7.

■ Laura Jean Junor, to be principal deputy undersecretary for personnel and readiness, nominated: Feb. 27.■

Email: mweisgerber@defensenews.com.

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