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For Immediate Release

Twelve Nominations Sent to the Senate Today

NOMINATIONS SENT TO THE SENATE:

Michael P. Allen, of Florida, to be a Judge of the United States 
Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims for the term of fifteen years, 
vice Bruce E. Kasold, term expired.

Jeffrey Bossert Clark, of Virginia, to be an Assistant Attorney 
General, vice John Charles Cruden.

Allison H. Eid, of Colorado, to be United States Circuit Judge 
for the Tenth Circuit, vice Neil M. Gorsuch, elevated.

Ralph R. Erickson, of North Dakota, to be United States Circuit 
Judge for the Eighth Circuit, vice Kermit E. Bye, retired.

Dabney Langhorne Friedrich, of California, to be United States 
District Judge for the District of Columbia, vice Reggie B. Walton, 
retired.

Timothy J. Kelly, of the District of Columbia, to be United 
States District Judge for the District of Columbia, vice Rosemary M. 
Collyer, retired.

Ryan McCarthy, of Illinois, to be Under Secretary of the Army, 
vice Patrick Joseph Murphy.

Trevor N. McFadden, of Virginia, to be United States District 
Judge for the District of Columbia, vice Richard J. Leon, retired.

Amanda L. Meredith, of Virginia, to be a Judge of the United 
States Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims for the term of fifteen 
years, vice William A. Moorman, retired.

Stephen S. Schwartz, of Virginia, to be a Judge of the United 
States Court of Federal Claims for a term of fifteen years, vice Lynn 
Jeanne Bush, term expired.

Patrick M. Shanahan, of Washington, to be Deputy Secretary of 
Defense, vice Robert O. Work, resigned.
Joseph L. Toth, of Wisconsin, to be a Judge of the United States 
Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims for the term of fifteen years, 
vice Lawrence B. Hagel, retired.