Defense Secretary


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Noun1.Defense Secretary - 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.Defense Secretary - 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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At that time, by law, Esper ceased to serve as acting defense secretary, and his sole title became secretary of the Army.
May decried her defense secretary's reluctance to cooperate with the investigation by saying that his conduct during the probe 'has not been of the same standard as others.' She also said that she lost confidence in him as the defense secretary and asked him to leave the government.
I was pleased to join US Ambassador Sung Kim and Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana, together with Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea, in welcoming the bells when they arrived at Villamor Air Base last Tuesday, flown home in a US Air Force C-130 plane named "Spirit of MacArthur" that departed from Kadena Air Base in Okinawa, Japan.
Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana is meeting with his Russian counterpart before the end of the week to explore future areas of cooperation and look at Russian-made military hardware, unperturbed by an American defense official's warning on its possible ill effects on United States-Philippines relations.
QNA Washington The Emir HH Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al Thani and US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis on Monday discussed strategic defence, military and security cooperation between the two countries and the means of developing them.
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman with the UK Defense Secretary Gavin Williamson at North Holt Air Base.
'We have no reservations about sharing details of the defense budget and spending with the parliament, stated by Defense Secretary Lieutenant General (retired) Zamirul Hassan while speaking at the meeting of National Assembly's Standing Committee on Defence which discussed the defense budget.
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has said that the United States on more time would have to talk with Pakistan to devise Afghanistan policy.
The King and the US defense secretary also reviewed the repercussions of the Syrian refugee crisis on Jordan that is placing economic, social and security challenges to Jordan.
TEHRAN (FNA)- British Defense Secretary Michael Fallon offered to send 30 more troops to Iraq to help in the training of the Iraqi security forces and in fight against ISIL.
This came during a telephone call between Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Second Deputy Premier and Minister of Defense and the UK Defense Secretary.

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