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Statement by Secretary of Defense Ash Carter on Eric Fanning's Confirmation as Secretary of the Army

May 17, 2016

"I want to congratulate Eric Fanning on his confirmation as Secretary of the Army by the U.S. Senate.  Eric is one of our country's most knowledgeable, dedicated, and experienced defense officials and I am confident he will make an exceptional Secretary. Eric's experienced leadership will be an invaluable asset to the Army at this important moment. I appreciate his willingness to serve and his continued commitment to our men and women in uniform."