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December 17, 1992 | Reuters
Sean O'Keefe was sworn in as Navy secretary on Wednesday, shortly after President Bush named him to the post he has held on an acting basis since July.
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May 7, 2003 | From a Times Staff Writer
Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld has asked President Bush to nominate Colin McMillan, an oilman and former defense official, as the next secretary of the Navy, defense officials said Tuesday. McMillan, a former Marine and a defense official in the first Bush administration, runs Permian Explorations Corp. of New Mexico. McMillan might have to divest some of his holdings to meet ethics standards, officials said. If nominated and approved by the Senate, the 67-year-old resident of Roswell, N.
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August 15, 1993 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
John H. Dalton was sworn in as the 70th secretary of the Navy and said he welcomes the challenge of helping lead the Navy into a post-Cold War world. "I have often been asked why I would want the job as secretary of the Navy in this most controversial time . . . what with investigations, personnel policy changes, down-sizing, closing bases and other contentious issues," Dalton, 51, said at his swearing-in ceremony at the U.S. Naval Academy at Annapolis.
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July 23, 1994 | ART PINE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Senate Armed Services Committee said Friday that it did not tell the full Senate about John H. Dalton's involvement with a failed savings and loan when it recommended his nomination as secretary of the Navy last July. Sen. Sam Nunn (D-Ga.), the panel's chairman, said in an interview that the committee did not make the issue public because it was part of a routine FBI background investigation that the lawmakers had promised to keep confidential.
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May 7, 2003 | From a Times Staff Writer
Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld has asked President Bush to nominate Colin McMillan, an oilman and former defense official, as the next secretary of the Navy, defense officials said Tuesday. McMillan, a former Marine and a defense official in the first Bush administration, runs Permian Explorations Corp. of New Mexico. McMillan might have to divest some of his holdings to meet ethics standards, officials said. If nominated and approved by the Senate, the 67-year-old resident of Roswell, N.
NEWS
July 8, 1992 | ART PINE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
President Bush on Tuesday named Sean O'Keefe, the Pentagon's top financial officer and a confidant of Defense Secretary Dick Cheney, to be acting secretary of the Navy, placing him at the helm as the service struggles to recover from the Tailhook sex-harassment scandal.
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July 7, 1992 | Associated Press
Sean O'Keefe, the Pentagon's comptroller and close associate of Defense Secretary Dick Cheney, is expected to be nominated as the next secretary of the Navy as the service seeks to recover from a sexual-abuse scandal, Pentagon and congressional sources said Monday. The sources said the selection of O'Keefe, 36, to head the Navy would be announced today. The nomination must be approved by the full Senate. O'Keefe would succeed H.
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July 23, 1994 | ART PINE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Senate Armed Services Committee said Friday that it did not tell the full Senate about John H. Dalton's involvement with a failed savings and loan when it recommended his nomination as secretary of the Navy last July. Sen. Sam Nunn (D-Ga.), the panel's chairman, said in an interview that the committee did not make the issue public because it was part of a routine FBI background investigation that the lawmakers had promised to keep confidential.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 31, 1992
One can perhaps understand President Bush's description of Saddam Hussein as "the bully, the dictator, the brutal merchant of death" ("U.N.-Iraq Accord Ends Threat of Allied Strike," July 27) as the desperate wheezing of an aging politico who sees his career winking out; nevertheless, a couple of things should be kept in mind: (1) The installation, arming, and ongoing support of this "merchant of death" is largely due to the persistent efforts of the Reagan-Bush administrations, as The Times and many others have extensively reported.
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August 15, 1993 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
John H. Dalton was sworn in as the 70th secretary of the Navy and said he welcomes the challenge of helping lead the Navy into a post-Cold War world. "I have often been asked why I would want the job as secretary of the Navy in this most controversial time . . . what with investigations, personnel policy changes, down-sizing, closing bases and other contentious issues," Dalton, 51, said at his swearing-in ceremony at the U.S. Naval Academy at Annapolis.
NEWS
July 23, 1993 | Associated Press
The Senate has confirmed John Dalton as secretary of the Navy. The New Orleans native, who now lives in San Antonio, was confirmed by voice vote without dissent Wednesday.
NEWS
July 8, 1992 | ART PINE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
President Bush on Tuesday named Sean O'Keefe, the Pentagon's top financial officer and a confidant of Defense Secretary Dick Cheney, to be acting secretary of the Navy, placing him at the helm as the service struggles to recover from the Tailhook sex-harassment scandal.
NEWS
July 7, 1992 | Associated Press
Sean O'Keefe, the Pentagon's comptroller and close associate of Defense Secretary Dick Cheney, is expected to be nominated as the next secretary of the Navy as the service seeks to recover from a sexual-abuse scandal, Pentagon and congressional sources said Monday. The sources said the selection of O'Keefe, 36, to head the Navy would be announced today. The nomination must be approved by the full Senate. O'Keefe would succeed H.
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