Rep. Howard P. “Buck” McKeon (R-CA), chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, is requiring the U.S. Defense Department to rewrite and resubmit the Quadrennial Defense Review (QDR) for 2014, saying that it "has more to do with politics than policy and is of little value to decision makers."
Col. Paul W. Tibbets IV, USAF, has been selected for the grade of brigadier general and assigned as deputy director, nuclear operations (J-3N), Headquarters U.S. Strategic Command, Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska.
Col. Brian T. Kelly, USAF, has been selected for the grade of brigadier general and assigned as director of force management policy, Deputy Chief of Staff for Manpower, Personnel and Services, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.
Maj. Gen. Patrick J. Donahue II, USA, has been nominated for appointment to the rank of lieutenant general and assignment as deputy commanding general/chief of staff, U.S. Army Forces Command, Fort Bragg, North Carolina.
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