Biden Nominates Admiral Lisa Franchetti: First Woman to Lead U.S. Navy 

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President Joe Biden nominated Admiral Lisa Franchetti to lead the Navy, breaking the gender barrier and making her the first woman to command the service and join the Joint Chiefs of Staff.

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The unexpected decision surprised Pentagon officials who had anticipated Admiral Samuel Paparo to be nominated, given his experience in dealing with China's growing challenge.

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Admiral Lisa Franchetti currently serves as the Vice-Chief of Operations for the Navy and is highly respected, boasting extensive expertise in operational and policy arenas.

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" What Senator Tuberville is doing is not only wrong — it is dangerous, ” 

- Mr. Biden said in the statement. 

Throughout her 38-year career, Admiral Franchetti has achieved the rank of four-star admiral, being only the second woman to reach this position in the U.S. Navy.

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This nomination marks another historic milestone as Admiral Franchetti would become the first woman to lead a military service within the Defense Department and join the Joint Chiefs of Staff.

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Alongside Admiral Franchetti's nomination, Mr. Biden also elevated Admiral Samuel Paparo to become the commander of all U.S. military forces in the Pacific.

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Senator Tommy Tuberville blocked military promotions in Congress due to disagreement over Defense Department's abortion cost policy.

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Senator Tuberville's hold on nominations could have significant consequences for the U.S. military, affecting troops and their families and potentially impacting the military's talent pool.

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Marine Corps leadership vacuum as commandant steps down amid promotions hold, leaving position unconfirmed for over a century.

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