Secretary of Defense


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Secretary of Defense

The head of the U.S. Department of Defense, which is charged with supervising the military and conducting war. The secretary oversees military training and education and advises the president on military policy. He or she is appointed by the president of the United States and confirmed by the Senate.
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US Secretary of Defense James Mattis on Friday began his crucial five-day tour of the Middle East and Pakistan.
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He was about to take that on when he left office in '93," says Lawrence Korb, a former assistant secretary of defense, now a defense analyst at the Brookings Institution.
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The agreement was signed last week by Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics Edward C.
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