Congressman Mike Turner, Chairman of the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Tactical Air and Land Forces, released the following statement after the Senate confirmed Centerville High School graduate, Acting Secretary of the Air Force Eric Fanning, to be Secretary of the Army.

“I would like to congratulate Eric Fanning of Centerville, Ohio on becoming Secretary of the Army.  His dedication and service to our country is honorable. He has shown true leadership and our community can be proud to have him serving our nation. I look forward to working with him in the near future.”