Christopher Miller, former President Donald Trump’s acting defense secretary, will testify before Congress about the military's response to a Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol.
Defense Department officials said Trump-era policies largely banning transgender people from serving in the military will be swept away.
A years-long investigation found a series of misconduct from Texas Congressman Ronny Jackson.
Reporters stunned by Miller's odd, rambling comments.
Retired Gen. Lloyd Austin, a member of Raytheon’s board of directors, has only been out of active military service for four years.
The likely Pentagon chief led U.S. Central Command and would be the latest person of color to join the president-elect's Cabinet, according to reports.
Some members of Congress, including Republicans, have argued that the U.S. troop reduction is unwise or premature.
If selected, Michele Flournoy would follow a tumultuous Pentagon period that's seen five men have the job under Trump.
The president fired Defense Secretary Mark Esper and installed three staunch loyalists to senior Pentagon policy positions.
James Anderson, acting undersecretary of defense for policy, submitted his resignation after reportedly clashing with the White House.