NOMINATIONS RETURNED TO THE PRESIDENT; Congressional Record Vol. 151, No. 168
(Senate - December 22, 2005)

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                 NOMINATIONS RETURNED TO THE PRESIDENT 

  Returned to the President, Thursday, December 22, 2005: 

       THE FOLLOWING NOMINATIONS TRANSMITTED BY THE PRESIDENT OF 
     THE UNITED STATES TO THE SENATE DURING THE FIRST SESSION OF 
     THE 109TH CONGRESS, AND UPON WHICH NO ACTION WAS HAD AT THE 
     TIME OF THE SINE DIE ADJOURNMENT OF THE SENATE, FAILED OF 
     CONFIRMATION UNDER THE PROVISIONS OF RULE XXXI, PARAGRAPH 6, 
     OF THE STANDING RULES OF THE SENATE. 


            DEFENSE BASE CLOSURE AND REALIGNMENT COMMISSION 

       JAMES H. BILBRAY, OF NEVADA, TO BE A MEMBER OF THE DEFENSE 
     BASE CLOSURE AND REALIGNMENT COMMISSION. 
       PHILIP COYLE, OF CALIFORNIA, TO BE A MEMBER OF THE DEFENSE 
     BASE CLOSURE AND REALIGNMENT COMMISSION. 
       ADMIRAL HAROLD W. GEHMAN, JR., UNITED STATES NAVY, RETIRED, 
     OF VIRGINIA, TO BE A MEMBER OF THE DEFENSE BASE CLOSURE AND 
     REALIGNMENT COMMISSION. 
       JAMES V. HANSEN, OF UTAH, TO BE A MEMBER OF THE DEFENSE 
     BASE CLOSURE AND REALIGNMENT COMMISSION. 
       GENERAL JAMES T. HILL, UNITED STATES ARMY, RETIRED, OF 
     FLORIDA, TO BE A MEMBER OF THE DEFENSE BASE CLOSURE AND 
     REALIGNMENT COMMISSION. 
       SAMUEL KNOX SKINNER, OF ILLINOIS, TO BE A MEMBER OF THE 
     DEFENSE BASE CLOSURE AND REALIGNMENT COMMISSION. 
       BRIGADIER GENERAL SUE ELLEN TURNER, UNITED STATES AIR 
     FORCE, RETIRED, OF TEXAS, TO BE A MEMBER OF THE DEFENSE BASE 
     CLOSURE AND REALIGNMENT COMMISSION. 
       JAMES H. BILBRAY, OF NEVADA, TO BE A MEMBER OF THE DEFENSE 
     BASE CLOSURE AND REALIGNMENT COMMISSION, TO WHICH POSITION HE 
     WAS APPOINTED DURING THE LAST RECESS OF THE SENATE. 
       PHILIP COYLE, OF CALIFORNIA, TO BE A MEMBER OF THE DEFENSE 
     BASE CLOSURE AND REALIGNMENT COMMISSION, TO WHICH POSITION HE 
     WAS APPOINTED DURING THE LAST RECESS OF THE SENATE. 
       ADMIRAL HAROLD W. GEHMAN, JR., UNITED STATES NAVY, RETIRED, 
     OF VIRGINIA, TO BE A MEMBER OF THE DEFENSE BASE CLOSURE AND 
     REALIGNMENT COMMISSION, TO WHICH POSITION HE WAS APPOINTED 
     DURING THE LAST RECESS OF THE SENATE. 
       JAMES V. HANSEN, OF UTAH, TO BE A MEMBER OF THE DEFENSE 
     BASE CLOSURE AND REALIGNMENT COMMISSION, TO WHICH POSITION HE 
     WAS APPOINTED DURING THE LAST RECESS OF THE SENATE. 
       GENERAL JAMES T. HILL, UNITED STATES ARMY, RETIRED, OF 
     FLORIDA, TO BE A MEMBER OF THE DEFENSE BASE CLOSURE AND 
     REALIGNMENT COMMISSION, TO WHICH POSITION HE WAS APPOINTED 
     DURING THE LAST RECESS OF THE SENATE. 
       GENERAL LLOYD W. NEWTON, UNITED STATES AIR FORCE, RETIRED, 
     OF CONNECTICUT, TO BE A MEMBER OF THE DEFENSE BASE CLOSURE 
     AND REALIGNMENT COMMISSION, TO WHICH POSITION HE WAS 
     APPOINTED DURING THE LAST RECESS OF THE SENATE. 
       ANTHONY JOSEPH PRINCIPI, OF CALIFORNIA, TO BE A MEMBER OF 
     THE DEFENSE BASE CLOSURE AND REALIGNMENT COMMISSION, TO WHICH 
     POSITION HE WAS APPOINTED DURING THE LAST RECESS OF THE 
     SENATE. 
       SAMUEL KNOX SKINNER, OF ILLINOIS, TO BE A MEMBER OF THE 
     DEFENSE BASE CLOSURE AND REALIGNMENT COMMISSION, TO WHICH 
     POSITION HE WAS APPOINTED DURING THE LAST RECESS OF THE 
     SENATE. 
       BRIGADIER GENERAL SUE ELLEN TURNER, UNITED STATES AIR 
     FORCE, RETIRED, OF TEXAS, TO BE A MEMBER OF THE DEFENSE BASE 
     CLOSURE AND REALIGNMENT COMMISSION, TO WHICH POSITION SHE WAS 
     APPOINTED DURING THE LAST RECESS OF THE SENATE. 


                         DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE 

       STEVEN G. BRADBURY, OF MARYLAND, TO BE AN ASSISTANT 
     ATTORNEY GENERAL. 


                             THE JUDICIARY 

       BRETT M. KAVANAUGH, OF MARYLAND, TO BE UNITED STATES 
     CIRCUIT JUDGE FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA CIRCUIT. 


                           IN THE AIR FORCE 

       AIR FORCE NOMINATIONS BEGINNING WITH BRIGADIER GENERAL DANA 
     T. ATKINS AND ENDING WITH BRIGADIER GENERAL JOHNNY A. WEIDA, 
     WHICH NOMINATIONS WERE RECEIVED BY THE SENATE AND APPEARED IN 
     THE CONGRESSIONAL RECORD ON MAY 9, 2005. 
       AIR FORCE NOMINATION OF COLONEL JAMES A. BUNTYN TO BE 
     BRIGADIER GENERAL. 
       AIR FORCE NOMINATIONS BEGINNING WITH COLONEL BROCK JOHN T. 
     STROM AND ENDING WITH COLONEL RICHARD J. UTECHT, WHICH 
     NOMINATIONS WERE RECEIVED BY THE SENATE AND APPEARED IN THE 
     CONGRESSIONAL RECORD ON OCTOBER 6, 2005. 
       AIR FORCE NOMINATIONS BEGINNING WITH COLONEL GREGORY A. 
     BISCONE AND ENDING WITH COLONEL TOD D. WOLTERS, WHICH 
     NOMINATIONS WERE RECEIVED BY THE SENATE AND APPEARED IN THE 
     CONGRESSIONAL RECORD ON NOVEMBER 4, 2005. 


                              IN THE ARMY 

       ARMY NOMINATION OF COLONEL FREDDIE R. WAGGONER TO BE 
     BRIGADIER GENERAL. 
       ARMY NOMINATION OF COL. JULIA A. KRAUS TO BE BRIGADIER 
     GENERAL. 
       ARMY NOMINATION OF MAJ. GEN. ERIC T. OLSON TO BE LIEUTENANT 
     GENERAL. 
       ARMY NOMINATION OF COL. GILBERTO S. PENA TO BE BRIGADIER 
     GENERAL. 
       ARMY NOMINATION OF COL. RODNEY J. BARHAM TO BE BRIGADIER 
     GENERAL. 
       ARMY NOMINATION OF COL. LARRY L. ARNETT TO BE BRIGADIER 
     GENERAL. 
       ARMY NOMINATION OF COL. OTIS P. MORRIS TO BE BRIGADIER 
     GENERAL. 


                              IN THE NAVY 

       NAVY NOMINATION OF CAPTAIN DAVID J. MERCER TO BE REAR 
     ADMIRAL (LOWER HALF). 
       NAVY NOMINATION OF TITO P. DUA TO BE CAPTAIN. 
       NAVY NOMINATION OF LANCE C. ESSWEIN TO BE COMMANDER.




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                 NOMINATIONS RETURNED TO THE PRESIDENT 

  Returned to the President, Thursday, December 22, 2005: 

       THE FOLLOWING NOMINATIONS TRANSMITTED BY THE PRESIDENT OF 
     THE UNITED STATES TO THE SENATE DURING THE FIRST SESSION OF 
     THE 109TH CONGRESS, AND UPON WHICH NO ACTION WAS HAD AT THE 
     TIME OF THE SINE DIE ADJOURNMENT OF THE SENATE, FAILED OF 
     CONFIRMATION UNDER THE PROVISIONS OF RULE XXXI, PARAGRAPH 6, 
     OF THE STANDING RULES OF THE SENATE. 


            DEFENSE BASE CLOSURE AND REALIGNMENT COMMISSION 

       JAMES H. BILBRAY, OF NEVADA, TO BE A MEMBER OF THE DEFENSE 
     BASE CLOSURE AND REALIGNMENT COMMISSION. 
       PHILIP COYLE, OF CALIFORNIA, TO BE A MEMBER OF THE DEFENSE 
     BASE CLOSURE AND REALIGNMENT COMMISSION. 
       ADMIRAL HAROLD W. GEHMAN, JR., UNITED STATES NAVY, RETIRED, 
     OF VIRGINIA, TO BE A MEMBER OF THE DEFENSE BASE CLOSURE AND 
     REALIGNMENT COMMISSION. 
       JAMES V. HANSEN, OF UTAH, TO BE A MEMBER OF THE DEFENSE 
     BASE CLOSURE AND REALIGNMENT COMMISSION. 
       GENERAL JAMES T. HILL, UNITED STATES ARMY, RETIRED, OF 
     FLORIDA, TO BE A MEMBER OF THE DEFENSE BASE CLOSURE AND 
     REALIGNMENT COMMISSION. 
       SAMUEL KNOX SKINNER, OF ILLINOIS, TO BE A MEMBER OF THE 
     DEFENSE BASE CLOSURE AND REALIGNMENT COMMISSION. 
       BRIGADIER GENERAL SUE ELLEN TURNER, UNITED STATES AIR 
     FORCE, RETIRED, OF TEXAS, TO BE A MEMBER OF THE DEFENSE BASE 
     CLOSURE AND REALIGNMENT COMMISSION. 
       JAMES H. BILBRAY, OF NEVADA, TO BE A MEMBER OF THE DEFENSE 
     BASE CLOSURE AND REALIGNMENT COMMISSION, TO WHICH POSITION HE 
     WAS APPOINTED DURING THE LAST RECESS OF THE SENATE. 
       PHILIP COYLE, OF CALIFORNIA, TO BE A MEMBER OF THE DEFENSE 
     BASE CLOSURE AND REALIGNMENT COMMISSION, TO WHICH POSITION HE 
     WAS APPOINTED DURING THE LAST RECESS OF THE SENATE. 
       ADMIRAL HAROLD W. GEHMAN, JR., UNITED STATES NAVY, RETIRED, 
     OF VIRGINIA, TO BE A MEMBER OF THE DEFENSE BASE CLOSURE AND 
     REALIGNMENT COMMISSION, TO WHICH POSITION HE WAS APPOINTED 
     DURING THE LAST RECESS OF THE SENATE. 
       JAMES V. HANSEN, OF UTAH, TO BE A MEMBER OF THE DEFENSE 
     BASE CLOSURE AND REALIGNMENT COMMISSION, TO WHICH POSITION HE 
     WAS APPOINTED DURING THE LAST RECESS OF THE SENATE. 
       GENERAL JAMES T. HILL, UNITED STATES ARMY, RETIRED, OF 
     FLORIDA, TO BE A MEMBER OF THE DEFENSE BASE CLOSURE AND 
     REALIGNMENT COMMISSION, TO WHICH POSITION HE WAS APPOINTED 
     DURING THE LAST RECESS OF THE SENATE. 
       GENERAL LLOYD W. NEWTON, UNITED STATES AIR FORCE, RETIRED, 
     OF CONNECTICUT, TO BE A MEMBER OF THE DEFENSE BASE CLOSURE 
     AND REALIGNMENT COMMISSION, TO WHICH POSITION HE WAS 
     APPOINTED DURING THE LAST RECESS OF THE SENATE. 
       ANTHONY JOSEPH PRINCIPI, OF CALIFORNIA, TO BE A MEMBER OF 
     THE DEFENSE BASE CLOSURE AND REALIGNMENT COMMISSION, TO WHICH 
     POSITION HE WAS APPOINTED DURING THE LAST RECESS OF THE 
     SENATE. 
       SAMUEL KNOX SKINNER, OF ILLINOIS, TO BE A MEMBER OF THE 
     DEFENSE BASE CLOSURE AND REALIGNMENT COMMISSION, TO WHICH 
     POSITION HE WAS APPOINTED DURING THE LAST RECESS OF THE 
     SENATE. 
       BRIGADIER GENERAL SUE ELLEN TURNER, UNITED STATES AIR 
     FORCE, RETIRED, OF TEXAS, TO BE A MEMBER OF THE DEFENSE BASE 
     CLOSURE AND REALIGNMENT COMMISSION, TO WHICH POSITION SHE WAS 
     APPOINTED DURING THE LAST RECESS OF THE SENATE. 


                         DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE 

       STEVEN G. BRADBURY, OF MARYLAND, TO BE AN ASSISTANT 
     ATTORNEY GENERAL. 


                             THE JUDICIARY 

       BRETT M. KAVANAUGH, OF MARYLAND, TO BE UNITED STATES 
     CIRCUIT JUDGE FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA CIRCUIT. 


                           IN THE AIR FORCE 

       AIR FORCE NOMINATIONS BEGINNING WITH BRIGADIER GENERAL DANA 
     T. ATKINS AND ENDING WITH BRIGADIER GENERAL JOHNNY A. WEIDA, 
     WHICH NOMINATIONS WERE RECEIVED BY THE SENATE AND APPEARED IN 
     THE CONGRESSIONAL RECORD ON MAY 9, 2005. 
       AIR FORCE NOMINATION OF COLONEL JAMES A. BUNTYN TO BE 
     BRIGADIER GENERAL. 
       AIR FORCE NOMINATIONS BEGINNING WITH COLONEL BROCK JOHN T. 
     STROM AND ENDING WITH COLONEL RICHARD J. UTECHT, WHICH 
     NOMINATIONS WERE RECEIVED BY THE SENATE AND APPEARED IN THE 
     CONGRESSIONAL RECORD ON OCTOBER 6, 2005. 
       AIR FORCE NOMINATIONS BEGINNING WITH COLONEL GREGORY A. 
     BISCONE AND ENDING WITH COLONEL TOD D. WOLTERS, WHICH 
     NOMINATIONS WERE RECEIVED BY THE SENATE AND APPEARED IN THE 
     CONGRESSIONAL RECORD ON NOVEMBER 4, 2005. 


                              IN THE ARMY 

       ARMY NOMINATION OF COLONEL FREDDIE R. WAGGONER TO BE 
     BRIGADIER GENERAL. 
       ARMY NOMINATION OF COL. JULIA A. KRAUS TO BE BRIGADIER 
     GENERAL. 
       ARMY NOMINATION OF MAJ. GEN. ERIC T. OLSON TO BE LIEUTENANT 
     GENERAL. 
       ARMY NOMINATION OF COL. GILBERTO S. PENA TO BE BRIGADIER 
     GENERAL. 
       ARMY NOMINATION OF COL. RODNEY J. BARHAM TO BE BRIGADIER 
     GENERAL. 
       ARMY NOMINATION OF COL. LARRY L. ARNETT TO BE BRIGADIER 
     GENERAL. 
       ARMY NOMINATION OF COL. OTIS P. MORRIS TO BE BRIGADIER 
     GENERAL. 


                              IN THE NAVY 

       NAVY NOMINATION OF CAPTAIN DAVID J. MERCER TO BE REAR 
     ADMIRAL (LOWER HALF). 
       NAVY NOMINATION OF TITO P. DUA TO BE CAPTAIN. 
       NAVY NOMINATION OF LANCE C. ESSWEIN TO BE COMMANDER.