Washington, DC – Today, U.S. Reps. Mike Bost (IL-12), Rodney Davis (IL-13), and John Shimkus (IL-15) released the following statement after the Senate confirmed General Paul Selva as the vice chair of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and General Darren McDew as the commander of the U.S. Transportation Command at Scott Air Force Base:


“As representatives of Southwestern and Southern Illinois, we want to congratulate Gen. Paul Selva and Gen. Darren McDew on being confirmed by the Senate.  Both have exhibited exemplary leadership while at Scott Air Force Base and we look forward to working with them as they assume these new leadership positions.”