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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US Secretary of Defense have already talked with Indian, Afghan and NATO's leaders about the new policy.
He served as Deputy Secretary of Defense from 2011 to 2013, functioning as the department's chief operating officer; as Undersecretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics from 2009 to 2011; and as Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Policy from 1993 to 1996.
Principal Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Policy Riyadh, Muharram 9, 1433, Dec 4, 2011, SPA - Prince Salman bin Abdulaziz, the Minister of Defense received here today U.
Recommendation: The Secretary of Defense should direct the military department Chief Management Officers, in consultation with the Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller) and the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics, as appropriate, to define the cost accounting requirements at the major component level, including how its Standard Financial Information Structure (SFIS) data elements will be used to identify, aggregate, account for, and report cost information.
Misanin, deputy director, program operations, Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics, Washington, D.
Wolfowitz, a former deputy secretary of defense and co-architect of the disastrous war in Iraq, is now seeking to enlist U.
When these two leading human rights organizations make such bold claims about the President and the Secretary of Defense, we need to take the question of executive criminality seriously.
Peter Rodman, Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs.
CACI International Inc has been awarded a five-year, estimated $20 million blanket purchase agreement for information technology support services with the Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD).
Under the rules, an addition to the 1984 Land Remote-Sensing Commercialization Act, the granting of a license can be blocked by the Secretary of Defense on grounds of national security, as well as by the Secretary of State in cases of conflict with the government's "international obligations.
For the first time in American history, Senate Republicans filibustered a nominee for Secretary of Defense - a member of their own party, a decorated combat veteran and the right leader for our troops.

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