• Nominee for New Pentagon Sustainment Post Gains Senate Confirmation

    Nominee for New Pentagon Sustainment Post Gains Senate Confirmation0

    The Senate on Thursday confirmed Robert McMahon as assistant secretary of defense (ASD) for sustainment, a newly created office that will absorb the individual components of the ASD for energy, installations and environment office. McMahon has been ASD for logistics and materiel readiness. DOD is merging the two offices into the new sustainment office as

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  • Pentagon Restructuring Coming Together

    Pentagon Restructuring Coming Together0

    Key leadership slots on the organization chart for the nascent office of the undersecretary of acquisition and sustainment (A&S) are starting to fill up, after nominees for two senior positions were reported out of the Senate Armed Services Committee this week — Alan Shaffer for A&S deputy undersecretary and Robert McMahon for assistant secretary of

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  • Senate Panel Advances DOD, Army Installation Nominees

    Senate Panel Advances DOD, Army Installation Nominees0

    The Senate Armed Services Committee this week favorably reported out two presidential nominees for headquarters positions dealing with installation and energy issues — Robert McMahon for assistant secretary of defense (ASD) for sustainment and Alex Beehler for assistant secretary of the Army for installations, energy and environment. The two now must be confirmed by the

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