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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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During a recent trip to Chile, U.S. Secretary of Defense William Cohen suggested the sale of used aircraft after Chilean Defense Minister Edmundo Perez confirmed that brand-new jets were "absolutely beyond the means of the Chilean air force." Once Cohen left the country, the budget battles resumed with the air force saying that" under no circumstances" would it accept used planes.
Last year, Rubio urged former U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis to headquarter USSPACECOM in Florida, given the extensive history the state has as the U.S.
Norway on Saturday reconfirmed its commitment to gradually increase defense spending to two percent of GDP in the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) during a visit by U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis to the Nordic country, Xinhua reported.
Washington, Ramadan 11, 1437, Jun 16, 2016, SPA -- Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, the Second Deputy Premier and Minister of Defense, currently on a visit to the United States, met at the Pentagon here today with the U.S. Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter.
WASHINGTON, April 29 (KUNA) - U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel spoke via phone with his Russian counterpart on Monday, "requesting clarification of Russia's intentions in Eastern Ukraine," according to the Pentagon.
U.S. Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta, who assumed office since July 1, 2011, visited Bishkek.
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert Gates.
In the United States, Ono and U.S. Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld are expected to exchange views on the security situation in Iraq as well as U.S.
Japanese Defense Agency chief Gen Nakatani left Japan for New York on Thursday morning to hold talks with U.S. Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld in Washington on Friday.
U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis will host Minister Sajjan along with Mexicos Secretary of Defence, General Salvador Cienfuego Zepeda, and Mexicos Secretary of the Navy, Admiral Vidal Francisco Soberon Sanz.
Riyadh, Safar 4, 1435, Dec 7, 2013, SPA -- Pentagon spokesman Carl Woog said in a statement today that the U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel has met with Saudi Deputy Minister of Defense Prince Salman bin Sultan bin Abdulaziz in Manama, Bahrain, where both sides discussed relations and cooperation between the two friendly countries.
| WASHINGTON, Oct 31 (KUNA) -- U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Martin Dempsey met here Thursday with visiting Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki and his accompanying delegation.
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