Tag Archives: Eric Fanning

BREAKING: Feds Kill Dakota Access Pipeline [VIDEO]

USA Today reports: U.S. Secretary of the Army Eric Fanning has informed tribal leaders that the Army Corps of Engineers will halt construction on the controversial Dakota Access pipeline, the chairman of the Standing Rock Sioux tribe said here Sunday. Dave Archambault II said the Army has denied the permit to bore under Lake Oahe, the reservoir behind the Missouri …

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Obama Names Gay US Army Secretary Eric Fanning To Rio Olympics Closing Ceremony Delegation

Via White House press release: President Barack Obama today announced the designation of a Presidential Delegation to attend the Closing Ceremony of the 2016 Olympic Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro, Federative Republic of Brazil. The Closing Ceremony of the 2016 Olympic Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro, Federative Republic of Brazil will be held on August 21, 2016. The …

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HISTORY: Openly Gay US Army Secretary Eric Fanning Rides As Grand Marshal In San Diego Pride Parade

From the San Diego Union-Tribune: When Eric Fanning started working at the Pentagon as an aide, the “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy had just begun. The 24-year-old didn’t have gay role models in the building. A lot has changed in the United States military since then. In May, 24 years later, Fanning was appointed secretary of the Army — becoming …

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FRC Prays Against Army Secretary Eric Fanning

From the Family Research Council’s prayer of the day: In December, President Obama nominated Secretary of Defense Ash Carter’s Chief of Staff, Eric Fanning, to become Secretary of the Army. Confirmed by the Senate, Fanning becomes the most senior civilian official in DOD history who identifies as homosexual, overseeing the largest branch of the U.S. Military. Fanning was not the …

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Senate Confirms Eric Fanning As Army Secretary, First Openly Gay Leader Of Any US Military Service

Finally. Via the Associated Press: In another historical moment for the Obama administration, the Senate on Tuesday evening confirmed the long-stalled nomination of Eric Fanning to be Army secretary. Fanning thus becomes the first openly gay leader of any U.S. military service. The voice vote came after Sen. Pat Roberts, R-Kan., dropped his opposition in a dispute over Obama administration …

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Senate Armed Services Committee Backs Eric Fanning As US Army Secretary, Vote Goes To Full Senate

Over the anguished screams of the Family Research Council and the American Family Association, today the Senate Armed Services Committee advanced President Obama’s appointment of Eric Fanning as US Army Secretary. If confirmed by the full Senate, Fanning will become the first openly gay head of a branch of the US military. Early this year Fanning stepped down as Acting …

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Family Research Council: Confirming Eric Fanning As US Army Secretary Will Be A “Cultural Landmine”

Last night the Family Research Council issued a thousand-word press release which denounces President Obama for his “sexual experimentation” in nominating Eric Fanning for US Army Secretary. An excerpt: What the White House didn’t destroy with budget cuts, it devastated with sexual experimentation. Now, with the Army desperately struggling to meet recruitment goals, President Obama is nominating an activist who …

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Senate Finally Sets Confirmation Hearing For Openly Gay US Army Secretary Nominee Eric Fanning

The Hill reports: A Senate confirmation hearing for Eric Fanning, President Obama’s pick for Army secretary, is now scheduled for next week, months after he was nominated. Fanning stepped aside as acting Army secretary last week, after senators raised concerns that he was in the position without being yet confirmed. The confirmation hearing for Fanning, who would be the first …

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Openly Gay Army Acting Secretary Eric Fanning Steps Aside As Senate Drags Feet On His Confirmation

The Associated Press reports: Acting Army Secretary Eric Fanning is stepping aside, at least temporarily, because Senate hasn’t confirmed his nomination, officials said Monday. The Army’s undersecretary, Patrick Murphy, was confirmed last week, so he will oversee the Army. Fanning is expected to step down and move into another Pentagon post for now. He would return to the Army leadership …

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Tony Perkins Has The Eric Fanning Sadz

“At a time when global tensions are high, the Army needs a proven leader — not a proven activist. When Eric Fanning worked for the Air Force, a branch with one of the worst records on religious liberty, FRC directly appealed to him to stop the faith-based persecution of servicemen like Master Sergeant Phillip Monk. Instead of interceding, Fanning brushed …

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Mike Huckabee Has The Eric Fanning Sadz

“It’s clear President Obama is more interested in appeasing America’s homosexuals than honoring America’s heroes. Veterans suicide is out-of-control and military readiness is dangerously low, yet Obama is so obsessed with pandering to liberal interest groups he’s nominated an openly gay civilian to run the Army. Homosexuality is not a job qualification. The U.S. military is designed to keep Americans …

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Fischer: Eric Fanning Is A Sexual Criminal

This morning hate group spokesman Bryan Fischer launched a tweeted tirade against Eric Fanning, whom Obama will nominate for Secretary of the Army. It’s clear that Fischer intends to rally fundamentalists to oppose Fanning’s confirmation by the Senate, which easily approved Fanning as Undersecretary of the Air Force in a 2013 voice vote.

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Obama To Nominate Gay Man To Head US Army

Big news from the Washington Post: President Obama, in a historic first for the Pentagon, has chosen to nominate Eric Fanning to lead the Army, a move that would make him the first openly gay civilian secretary of one of the military services. Fanning’s nomination is the latest in a series of actions taken by the administration to advance the …

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