DOD Comptroller To Retire As Obama Names Replacement

Law360, New York (January 31, 2014, 7:31 PM EST) -- U.S. Department of Defense Comptroller Robert Hale, who has overseen the Pentagon's finances through a period of prolonged budgetary turmoil, said he is stepping down from his post sometime this year, although he will stay on the job until a replacement is confirmed.

President Barack Obama on Thursday nominated Michael McCord, currently serving as Hale's deputy, to succeed Hale as the DOD's comptroller and chief financial officer. The president also nominated Christine E. Wormuth as the next undersecretary of defense for policy and Brian P. McKeon,...
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