Along with the announcement of Esper's nomination, the White House said it will appoint Pentagon comptroller David Norquist to become deputy Defense secretary.
Esper, a West Point graduate who attended the academy with current Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, is an Army veteran who fought in the Gulf War in 1991.
The White House has announced that President Donald Trump will nominate Mark Esper to succeed former Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan.
"By law, because there is now a sitting secretary of the Army, [McCarthy] can only use the title, "performing duties as" and not acting secretary of the Army", said an official who spoke to Stars and Stripes on the condition of anonymity. While Esper is serving as acting defense secretary, he will technically retain the title of secretary of the Army, one of the officials said.
Juventus 'close in on signing of £62m Matthijs de Ligt'
Players like Eden Hazard, Luka Jovic, Ferland Mendy, Eder Militao and Rodrygo have already joined the Santiago Bernabeu side. That came after his fellow Holland global Frenkie de Jong signed for the Spanish champions in a £65m deal.
Iran-US tensions: All the latest updates
A U.S. envoy for Iran met with Saudi Arabia's deputy defence minister Prince Khalid bin Salman in Riyadh on Friday. He also said more sanctions have been imposed.
Also complicating the matter, Esper can not serve as acting defense secretary while his nomination is open, due to a limitation within the 1998 Federal Vacancies Act.
Trump is nominating Army Undersecretary Ryan McCarthy to fill the Army secretary job left vacant by Esper.
As the Army's top civilian, McCarthy is expected to continue, as Esper had, to focus the service on preparing for a potential conflict with a major military power, namely Russian Federation or China. He later worked as an aide on Capitol Hill, followed by the Pentagon, where he was special assistant to then-defense secretary Robert Gates, and eventually became a vice president at Lockheed Martin.
Trump, who said on Friday that he aborted a planned military strike on Iran to retaliate for Teheran's downing of an unmanned USA drone, has not had a permanent defence secretary for six months.
Beecher didn't put up eye-popping numbers, but he did win a bronze medal with Team USA at the 2019 U18 World Junior Championship. It became a reality a 8:18pm EST when Devils GM Ray Shero strode to the microphone and called Martin Brodeur to the podium.
Greg Wiener, a 61-year-old season ticket holder, said Ujiri then shoved the officer back before bystanders intervened. The body camera on the deputy switched off once Ujiri made contact, according to police.
Political news website Guido Fawkes discovered that he worked for the Labour party and had stood as a Labour council candidate. He also shared an image endorsing the relocation of Israel to the USA as a way of solving the Israel/Palestine conflict.
President does not shy away from taking unconventional decisions and they will therefore be wary over coming months. For the first time during his tenure, Powell did not have a unanimous vote on a decision to hold rates steady.
That was how things went for much of a grim first-half, at least, before Paraguay showed what they could do on the counter. In order to progress, they must beat Qatar on Sunday or draw and hope that Paraguay lose heavily to group leaders Colombia.
Nine people were killed when a twin engine aircraft crashed on Friday night on Oahu's North Shore in Hawaii , officials said. There were no survivors in the crash of the King Air plane, Hawaii Department of Transportation spokesman Tim Sakahara said.
As the cost of renewables continues to decline as expected, coal-fired power generation becomes less and less economically viable. According to EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler , "Unlike the CPP, the ACE rule adheres to the four corners of the Clean Air Act".
Adidas said it's disappointed with this week's decision but believes it to be of limited scope in Europe. Meyer-Dulheuer could not recall a setback of this magnitude for Adidas in a trademark decision.
Japanese carriers Japan Airlines Co Ltd and ANA Holdings Inc also said they did not fly over the area. That area probably only extends about 20 kilometres off of the Iranian coast, aviation experts said.
Le PPE, premier groupe au Parlement, revendique la présidence de la Commission européenne, une exigence qui n'est pas contestée. Il faudrait dans l'idéal parvenir à un équilibre de tous ces paramètres, notamment l'arrivée de deux femmes.
Quel candidat a perdu le plus de poids — Koh-Lanta
C'est le jury final qui aura la tâche de départager les deux finalistes et d'élire le grand vainqueur de l'émission de la Une. Vendredi 21 juin, c'est Maud qui l'a emporté avec 7 voix contre 6 pour Cindy , la candidate qui attend un heureux événement.
Yankees run out Blake Snell in Rays' hellish first inning
Farquhar made two appearances with Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre this month, allowing seven runs in three innings. Rays: INF Yandy Diaz was placed on the 10-day injured list with right hamstring tightness, retroactive to Monday.
Cops: Teen Bound, Killed Friend on Promise of $9M
Hoffman was shot once in the back of the head, allegedly by McIntosh, and the two allegedly pushed the body into the river. Brehmer allegedly told police she shot video of a girl who was 8 or 9 and another who is 15 and sent them to Schilmiller.
Hyundai ranks No. 2 in JD Power study
Power, a global marketing information service company founded in 1968, fielded this year's study from February through May. One area of improvement is car's infotainment units, but remains as the most problematic category for new vehicles.
Alex Smith On Playing Again Thats The Plan
I've got to conquer some more steps before I get there - learn to run again, that was a big one", Smith said. Throwing isn't a problem, but dropping [back], moving around, change of direction". "That's the plan.