Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan’s past as a senior Boeing [BA] executive has some Senate Armed Services Committee (SASC) members concerned over potential ethics issues, while others feel his defense industry experience is a plus. Shanahan, who was sworn in as deputy defense secretary in ...

The Defense Department’s Chief Financial Officer and Comptroller David Norquist has assumed the role of acting deputy defense secretary as Patrick Shanahan took over as Pentagon civilian chief on Jan. 1, the department said Jan. 2. “As Department of Defense Chief Financial Officer and ...