The Senate confirmed Friday Jeffery Sorenson for promotion to Lt. Gen. from Maj. Gen. and his new job as the Army chief information officer and director of command, control, communications and computers, Army spokeswoman Margaret McBride said.
President Bush had originally tapped Sorenson to replace now-retired Lt. Gen. Steven Boutelle in February, but the nomination paperwork sent to the Senate mistakenly put him in for a deputy chief of staff position, and it has taken since then to get it right.
Maybe Sorenson can automate the nomination process in his new CIO job.
Bob Brewin joined Government Executive in April 2007, bringing with him more than 20 years of experience as a journalist focusing on defense issues and technology. Bob covers the world of defense and information technology for Nextgov, and is the author of the “What’s Brewin” blog.