President Donald Trump has named Senator Mark Green for top civilian job for the Army.
Friday, President Donald Trump announced Mark Green to be his pick for secretary of the United States Army.
Green is a Senator from Tennessee and has been praised by Defense Secretary Mattis.
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“Mark will provide strong civilian leadership, improve military readiness and support our service members, civilians and their families,” Mattis said.
If confirmed by the senate, Green would succeed Eric Fanning, who was the first openly gay secretary in any of America’s armed forces.
Green’s nomination is the second for Trump after Vincent Viola withdrew.