THORNBERRY ON ESPER NOMINATION TO SERVE AS SECRETARY OF THE ARMY
WASHINGTON, D.C. –The Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, Rep. Mac Thornberry (R-TX), made the following comments after the Senate confirmation hearing of Mark Esper, President Trump's nominee to serve as Secretary of the Army:
"Mark is an excellent choice to lead the Army having distinguished himself as a soldier, public servant, and senior executive. Throughout his career, Mark has proven himself to be a solid leader, someone who is smart, does his homework, and is engaged. His experience and expertise in national defense will serve him well as the next Secretary of the Army."