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Our (other) guy in the White House talks Afghan resettlement

Betsy Price Government, Headlines

Former Delaware Gov. Jack Markell, in blue shirt and now White House coordinator of Operation Allies Welcome, and U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. Mark Camerer greet Afghan guests in Liberty Village at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst in New Jersey in September. Photo by U.S. Army Spc. James Liker Former Gov. Jack Markell may be pulling 65- and 70-hour workweeks, but he’s …

Town Square LIVE Weekly Review – September 9, 2021

Sonja Frey Town Square Live, Weekly Review

Hover over the image below and a gray bar pops up at the bottom—scroll through the pdf, use direction arrows, zoom in or out, download the PDF, or view in full-screen mode. [pdf-embedder url=”https://townsquaredelaware.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/TSD-Sept-9-2021-1.pdf” title=”TSD Sept 9-2021″] This Week’s Top Headlines Include: Community SIW wastes no time starting to rebuild farm stand Brandywine Festival of Arts makes sure shoppers are …

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Biden appoints Jack Markell to lead country’s Afghan resettlement efforts

Betsy Price Government, Headlines

Former Delaware Gov. Jack Markell President Joe Biden has appointed former Delaware Gov. Jack Markell to head the country’s efforts to resettle Afghan refugees. Markell, w ho was governor from 2009 to 2017, will officially be called the White House Operation Allies Welcome coordinator, according to a story in the Washington Post. It is a temporary position expected to conclude …

Jack Markell wearing a suit and tie smiling at the camera

Jack Markell nominated for ambassador role to economic group

Betsy Price Government, Headlines

  Jack Markell Former Gov. Jack Markell was one of 17 people nominated Wednesday for an ambassadorship or key job by President Joe Biden. Markell, who served as governor from January 2009 to January 2017, was tapped to be the representative of the United States to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, which is headquartered in Paris. The appointment …