President announces Navy secretary nominee

  WASHINGTON, D.C. — President Donald J. Trump announced on Jan. 25 his intention to nominate Philip Bilden as the 76th secretary of the Navy.

  If confirmed by the U.S. Senate, Bilden will replace Ray Mabus, who was the longest serving Navy secretary since World War I.

  Bilden is a business leader, former military intelligence officer and Naval War College cybersecurity leader who served on the board of directors for the U.S. Naval Academy Foundation and the board of trustees of the Naval War College Foundation. He was commissioned in 1986 in the Army Reserve as . . .

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