United States Assistant Secretary of Defense

Summary

Assistant Secretary of Defense is a title used for many high-level executive positions in the Office of the Secretary of Defense within the U.S. Department of Defense. The Assistant Secretary of Defense title is junior to Under Secretary of Defense. Reorganization Plan No. 6 of 30 June 1953 increased the number of assistant secretaries. The list of Assistant Secretaries of Defense includes:

Flag of a U.S. Assistant Secretary of Defense

The deputy to an Assistant Secretary of Defense has the title Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense.

Former Assistant Secretaries of Defense include:

Assistant Secretaries in the Military Departments edit

There are also several assistant secretaries in each of the three Military Departments: Department of the Army, Department of the Navy, and the Department of the Air Force.

See also edit

References edit

  1. ^ "OUSD A&S - Assistant Secretary of Defense for Acquisition". www.acq.osd.mil. Retrieved 2021-02-23.
  2. ^ "Establishment of the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Cyber Policy". U.S. Department of Defense. Retrieved 2024-03-31.
  3. ^ "Assistant Secretary of Defense for Indo-Pacific Security Affairs". Undersecretary of Defense for Policy. Defense Department. Retrieved May 23, 2021.
  4. ^ "Pentagon Reorganizes Industrial Policy Office to Shore Up Defense Firms, Supply Chain". www.defenseone.com. Retrieved 2022-12-15.
  5. ^ "OASD(NCB)". www.acq.osd.mil. Retrieved 2021-02-23.
  6. ^ "Acting Assistant Secretary of Defense for Readiness". Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness. Defense Department. Retrieved May 23, 2021.
  7. ^ "Assistant Secretary of Defense for Strategy, Plans and Capabilities". Undersecretary of Defense for Policy. Defense Department. Retrieved May 23, 2021.
  8. ^ "Welcome to OASD(Sustainment)". www.acq.osd.mil. Retrieved 2021-02-23.

External links edit

  • Office of the Secretary of Defense