Feb 9, 2018

Trump nominates ambassador to Australia

Admiral Harris

Admiral Harry B Harris. Photo: ROSLAN RAHMAN / AFP / Getty Images

The White House has tapped Admiral Harry Harris Jr. to be the next U.S. ambassador to Australia, announced in a statement Friday.

Admiral Harris is currently the 24th commander of the U.S. Pacific Command and has served as a naval officer in every geographic combatant command over his 39-year career.

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