WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump appointed a naval aviator with extensive experience in budgeting and recruiting on Thursday to become the next US Navy commander.
US Navy Bill Moran, who piloted P-3 Orion Aircraft during the Cold War, is currently the vice-chief of the Navy. If he is confirmed by the Senate, he will become the 32nd chief of the naval operations and take over himself as an administrator. John Richardson, retired.
Trump also appointed Vice-Admiral Robert Burke, a submariner with experience both in attack and nuclear weapons. armed ships to be the next deputy chief of the navy. At present, he is a Deputy Personnel and Training Staff.
Moran takes over the Navy, which is trying to overcome the shortage of teams, crew and training, which resulted in two fatal clashes of ships in 2017, which killed 17 sailors. Several officers and seamen were released, disciplined or collided with military courts as a result of collisions, and the Navy began a series of reforms to solve problems.
He will also direct the fleet's transition to a global fight against competitive rivals such as Russia and China, including the continuous development of a new naval command. The command is designed to ensure the safety of sea routes and links between Europe and North America in an effort to confront Russian troop-reinforced patrols in the Atlantic region. the reputation of a strong leader who held a number of leading administrative posts in the navy.
A graduate of the Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland, 1981, flew patrol and reconnaissance missions during the 1980s and 1990s, working in the Atlantic and the Pacific squadron. He served as head of the air warfare, worked on the modernization of naval forces and weapons systems, and served as chief of naval personnel from 2013 to 2016, and then transferred to the post of Chief of Staff.
position in this great competition of power, "said Richardson in a statement. "When I turn around and go to the coast, I'll be calmly aware that, waiting for confirmation, Adam Moran has a watch."
Moran, a New Yorker, spoke on Thursday, stating that he was "respected and deeply
Burke, who grew up in Michigan, graduated from the University of Western Michigan and the University of Central Florida, who served on submarines on ballistic missiles , was an instructor at the School of Marine Nuclear Energy and commanded the Underwater Groups 8 in Naples, Italy in 2016