President-elect Barack Obama yesterday announced his picks for four senior defense officials, including two who served as top Pentagon budget officials under President Bill Clinton.From WaPo - I am now in a funk - if you haven't already, read the link above to my post from OCT and you will know why.
Obama said he would nominate William J. Lynn III as deputy defense secretary, Robert F. Hale as undersecretary of defense-comptroller, Michèle Flournoy as undersecretary of defense for policy, and Jeh Charles Johnson as general counsel.
Monday, January 12, 2009
Sigh. At least CDR Salamander readers can say, I was warned.