Secretary of Defense

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Noun1.Secretary of Defense - the person who holds the secretaryship of the Defense Department; "the first Defense Secretary was James V. Forrestal who was appointed by Truman"
secretary - a person who is head of an administrative department of government
2.Secretary of Defense - the position of the head of the Department of Defense; "the position of Defense Secretary was created in 1947"
secretaryship - the position of secretary
United States Cabinet, US Cabinet - a board to advise the President; members are the secretaries of executive departments; the United States constitution does not provide for the cabinet
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TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Marziyeh Afkham blasted the recent anti-Iran statements of US Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter who called on "the Arab states to prepare for a war with Iran".
WASHINGTON, Oct 24 (KUNA) -- US Secretary of Defense Ash Carter received Qatari Minister of State for Defense Affairs Hamad bin Ali Al-Attiyah at the Pentagon on Friday.
Washington / Nina / US Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter said on Tuesday that the permanent defeat of the Daash organization requires the presence of a local ground forces capable of keeping the peace in the liberated areas.
Washington, Shawwal 14, 1436, July 30, 2015, SPA -- US Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter today denounced before the Senate Defense subversive the activities of Iran in the Middle East.
Washington, May 14 (BNA): Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Second Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense, met here today with US Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter.
In a phone conversation with US Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel on Wednesday night, Ya'alon said that maintaining strong ties with the United States is Israel's utmost priority, emphasizing that he is committed to cooperation between the two nations.
SOUNDBITE 4 Chuck Hagel (man), US Secretary of Defense (English, 28 sec)
US Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel hosted Bosnia-Herzegovina Minister of Defense Zekerijah Osmic at the Pentagon today, Pentagon Press Secretary George Little said.
US Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel over his 5-day visit to Israel has inked a $10 billion agreement with Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon for arms.
The US guest underlined that his mission will focus on fulfilling Iraq's needs in the defensive field to help it fight terrorism as soon as possible, noting to a possible visit of US secretary of defense soon to Baghdad.
2 (Petra)--His Majesty King Abdullah II on Thursday received US Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta, who is currently visiting the Kingdom within a tour of the region.
Currently US Secretary of Defense Hillary Clinton is on an official visit to Sofia, with one of the topics on the agenda developments in Iran and Syria.

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