Senator David Perdue: Warner Robins General Uniquely Qualified To Be Assistant Secretary of Defense

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, released the following statement after meeting with Major General Robert McMahon, of Warner Robins, GA, before his confirmation hearing to serve as Assistant Secretary of Defense for Logistics and Materiel Readiness:

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“I have known Bob for a number of years, and he has distinguished himself as a servant leader and pillar of support for the local base and community,” said Senator Perdue. “General McMahon brings to the table 39 years of proven leadership while in uniform, in business, and in nonprofit service to his community, which happens to be my home town of Warner Robins. General McMahon’s experience in both the public and private sectors make him uniquely qualified to join the stellar team at the Department of Defense that Secretary Mattis and President Trump are assembling. I full heartedly support General McMahon for this position. Given his passion for the military, his service to his country and his patriotism, I know that if confirmed, General McMahon will serve the Department and the nation well.”

Read Senator Perdue’s full statement for the record here.


Senator Perdue is the only Fortune 500 CEO in Congress and is serving his first term in the United States Senate, where he represents Georgia on the Armed Services, Banking, Budget, and Agriculture Committees.