The White House has nominated Adm. Bill Moran as the next chief of naval operations, reports USNI News.
The nomination was submitted to the Senate on Wednesday.
If confirmed, Moran will become the 32nd chief of naval operations, succeeding Adm. John Richardson, who is expected to retire this summer after the change of command.
Moran has served as vice chief of naval operations since May 2016. He chaired the readiness council that has been in charge of implementing changes to improve...