Secretary of Defense


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the person who holds the secretaryship of the Defense Department

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the position of the head of the Department of Defense

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US Secretary of Defense said on Saturday that indiscriminate action by Pakistan against terrorist safe havens inside the country are in the regional and Pakistan's interest.
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, after defining the cost accounting requirements, to utilize the requirements as input to the ERPs to help ensure that the ERPs will provide the capability to identify and aggregate cost information for the department's assets in accordance with DOD's defined requirements.
Shaffer, director, plans and programs, reassigned to principal deputy director, defense research and engineering/director, plans and programs, Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics.
The Secretary of Defense approved specific interrogation plans for two 'high-value detainees'" at Guantanamo, the Church Report noted.
The mission of OSD is to develop and plan policy, manage resources, and evaluate fiscal and other programs in support of Secretary of Defense Donald H.
at the 14th annual Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award ceremony September 17, 2009.
Next week in Brussels, the United States will meet with its allies to talk about the transition in Afghanistan at the NATO Defense Ministerial, "and our next Secretary of Defense should be there," Carney said.
2) In the medium term, Congress could consider elevating the contract audit function within DOD by moving DCAA from under the DOD Comptroller/CFO and placing it under the Deputy Secretary of Defense.
Army Specialist Thomas Wilson of the Tennessee Army National Guard questioned the secretary of defense as he met with troops in Kuwait who were about to enter the Iraq combat zone.
A secretary of defense needs to be good and decent, but he also needs to be competent and in command of the public trust.
The Office of the Secretary of Defense level responsibility rests with the Office of the Deputy Under Secretary of Defense (Technology Security Policy and Counter-Proliferation) National Disclosure Policy (ODUSD (TSP&CP) NDP), hereafter referred to as the NDP office.
That official was Paul Wolfowitz, who was Under Secretary of Defense for Policy.
In a letter to the DOD leadership, Secretary of Defense William Cohen noted that Lockheed Martin's proposed sale of its Aerospace Electronics Systems business to BAE Systems North America is significant to the Department.
So far, Secretary of Defense William Cohen's only response to Downing's findings has been to block Terryl Schwalier's promotion (which provoked Air Force Chief of Staff Ronald Fogleman to resign in anger).
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