“President Donald J. Trump today announced his intent to nominate the following individuals to key positions in his Administration:
Thomas McCaffery of California, to be an Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs.”
“Mr. McCaffery most recently served as the Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs. Mr. McCaffery has extensive experience in the health care industry. Previously, he served as vice president at California State Partnerships and vice president at CalPERS sector at Blue Shield of California. Prior to his tenure at Blue Shield, he served as chief deputy director of the California Department of Health Services, California’s public health and health care services agency.” Read the full list of appointments here.
Source: President Donald J. Trump Announces Intent to Nominate Personnel to Key Administration Posts – August 13, 2018. WhiteHouse.gov.