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Senate Armed Services advances Army Cyber Command nominee


Summarized by the Alliance for Fort Gordon
Published April 8, 2022

The Senate Armed Services Committee on Thursday advanced President Joe Biden’s pick to helm U.S. Army Cyber Command.

The Record first reported in December that Biden would select Maj. Gen. Maria Barrett, the head of the Army’s Network Enterprise Technology Command, to be the first female chief of the service’s digital warfare unit.

Her nomination was received in the Senate days later and referred to the Armed Services panel.

The committee today approved Barrett to receive her third star by voice vote, along with thousands of other military promotions.

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