Reince Priebus, could officer his entry into the Navy as a reserve.
Reince Priebus might be heading to the Navy.
The former chief of staff of the White house and the Republican National Committee Chairman was able to confirmed his entry into the Navy as a reserve officer, two U.S. defense officials, Fox News on Friday. The news was first reported by The Washington Post.
Priebus, 46, after a process that he took in the run-up to a recommendation of the Minister of defence James Mattis, to participate in a two-week training in Rhode Island in addition to a monthly drill as a reservist, when in operation.
In addition to Mattis’ recommendation, a Board of officers also Priebus as a reserve-officer, The Post reported, citing the defense of the officials, and a memo.
Forty-two candidates to the board, The reported Post were assessed in December by a naval review, to join with the ex-chief of staff and four others as “professionally recommended” to the service. As Priebus past four years, is to connect the age limit of 42, he must have a waiver. He must also ink a deal to enter, and occupational restrictions.
“Reince has the experience, training and personality make him an ideal fit to be commissioned in the Navy Reserve,” Mattis wrote in the summer of letter received from The Post office.
The former RNC chair have some company, he should pursue the new role. Several Navy reserve officers have political backgrounds, including an ex-White House press secretary and Sean Spicer, a Priebus’ former colleagues.
Priebus did not comment on The Post.
Fox News’ Lucas Tomlinson contributed to this report.