Gilday Receives Formal White House Nomination as Next CNO

first_imgVice Adm. Michael Gilday has received formal White House support for promotion to full admiral and to become the next Chief of Naval Operations, DOD announced Thursday.Gilday’s formal CNO nomination, if confirmed by the Senate, would also award him his fourth star and would appoint him as the Navy’s 32nd CNO, replacing Adm. John Richardson who has served in the post since May 2015.Richardson’s replacement had previously been expected to be Adm. Bill Moran (Ret.), but in June Moran abruptly declined the appointment and resigned after scrutiny regarding a past professional relationship.Gilday, a 1985 Naval Academy graduate, has served on destroyers including as commander of the USS Higgins and USS Benfold, according to his Navy biography. Gilday also commanded Destroyer Squadron 7 while serving as sea combat commander for the Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group.Gilday has also served in other senior Joint Staff positions including as the director of operations for NATO’s Joint Force Command Lisbon and U.S. Cyber Command.Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Samuel Souvannason ADC AUTHORlast_img read more

Wilco Announce Sky Blue Sky Fest To Take Place In Mexico

first_imgNews Wilco said they will only play three of the four nights in a post on Instagram.”12 years ago on this very day @wilco released their sixth studio album, Sky Blue Sky. Fast forward a decade and change as the band turns towards an exciting new adventure. We proudly present Wilco’s Sky Blue Sky, an intimate concert vacation in Riviera Maya, Mexico!” the band said in the post. All-inclusive tickets will be available May 22 at 12 p.m. ET. For more information, visit the Sky Blue Sky website.  John Prine Talks ‘My Kentucky Home, Goodnight’ & Why He Wants To Benefit Coal Miners Wilco Announce Sky Blue Sky Fest To Take Place In Mexico Facebook “12 years ago on this very day @wilco released their sixth studio album, ‘Sky Blue Sky.’ Fast forward a decade and change as the band turns towards an exciting new adventure,” a post on Instagram saidJennifer Velez GRAMMYs May 15, 2019 – 5:26 pm Alt-rock greats Wilco have announced a new destination music festival named after their sixth studio album, Sky Blue Sky.The Sky Blue Sky fest will take place in Mexico’s Hard Rock Hotel in the Riviera Maya Jan. 18–22, 2020. The lineup will include sets from Wilco, Jeff Tweedy, a solo Courtney Barnett, Sharon Van Etten, Kamasi Washington, Yo La Tengo and more.    Twitter Email https://twitter.com/Wilco/status/1128679595623026688 Wilco Announce Sky Blue Sky Fest wilco-announce-sky-blue-sky-fest-take-place-mexicolast_img read more