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Eric Fanning, Nominee for Secretary of the Army, to Keynote the 3rd Annual AMPA National Gala

Eric Fanning, Nominee for Secretary of the Army, to Keynote the 3rd Annual AMPA National Gala

The first openly gay man nominated to lead the U.S. Army will speak at the nation’s biggest LGBT military event of the year The American Military Partner Association (AMPA) is pleased to announce that Eric Fanning, President Obama’s nominee for Secretary of the Army, will keynote the 3rd Annual AMPA National Gala, presented by USAA – the nation’s biggest LGBT military event of the year. “We are absolutely thrilled to have Eric Fanning keynote our 3rd Annual AMPA National Gala,” said AMPA President Ashley Broadway-Mack. “As an openly gay man who continues to break down barriers within our Armed Forces, Mr. Fanning truly leads by example and inspires our military families. We are looking forward to an incredible evening with him as we celebrate and honor our modern military families for their service and sacrifice to our great nation.” Fanning was nominated to serve as Secretary of the Army by President Obama in September of last year. He was later named Acting Secretary of the Army upon the retirement of Secretary McHugh, but stepped down from that role as he awaits confirmation by the U.S. Senate. The Military Times reported, “Formerly one of Carter’s closest advisers, Fanning is widely viewed as one of the most capable leaders in the Pentagon. He has served as the undersecretary and later the acting secretary of the Air Force. Before that, he was deputy undersecretary of the Navy and its deputy chief management officer. In addition to his long résumé, Fanning would mark a milestone if he does become the Army secretary, as the first openly gay secretary of a military service.” As previously announced, Edie Windsor, the lead plaintiff in United States...

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