Trump’s Pentagon pick is Army veteran, defense lobbyist – AOL News

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s pick for new defense secretary is an Army veteran who served in the first Iraq war and also has experience as a national security adviser on Capitol Hill as well as a defense industry lobbyist.Trump announced Friday that he would nominate Mark Esper to lead the Pentagon. Trump had already named Esper, his current Army secretary, to lead the Defense Department on an acting basis, starting Sunday.

Source: Trump’s Pentagon pick is Army veteran, defense lobbyist – AOL News

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