Department of Defense

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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

Office of the Secretary, The Pentagon, Washington, DC 20301-1155

Phone, 703-545-6700. Internet, www.defenselink.mil.

SECRETARY OF DEFENSE Donald H. Rumsfeld

Deputy Secretary of Defense Gordon England, Acting

The Special Assistant Paul W. Butler

Special Assistant to the Deputy Dave Patterson

Secretary of Defense

Special Assistant to the Secretary Jim O'Beirne

of Defense for White House Liaison

Special Assistant to the Secretary Mary Claire Murphy

and Deputy Secretary of Defense for Protocol

Executive Secretary Capt. William P. Marriott, USN

Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Kenneth J. Krieg

Technology, and Logistics

Principal Deputy Under Secretary of Michael W. Wynne

Defense for Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics

Deputy Under Secretary of Defense Michael W. Wynne

(Acquisition and Technology)

Deputy Under Secretary of Defense (vacancy)

(Logistics and Materiel Readiness)

Director, Defense Research and Ronald M. Sega

Engineering

Assistant to the Secretary of Dale E. Klein

Defense for Nuclear and Chemical and Biological

(NCB) Defense Programs

Deputy Under Secretary of Defense Phillip Grone

(Installations and Environment)

Deputy Under Secretary of Defense Sue C. Payton

(Advanced Systems and Concepts)

Deputy Under Secretary of Defense Suzanne D. Patrick

(Industrial Policy)

Deputy Under Secretary of Defense (vacancy)

(International Technology Security)

Deputy Under Secretary of Defense (vacancy)

(Laboratory and Basic Sciences)

Deputy Under Secretary of Defense Charles Holland

(Science and Technology)

Director, Small and Disadvantaged Frank M. Ramos

Business Utilization

Under Secretary of Defense for Policy Douglas J. Feith

Principal Deputy Under Secretary of Ryan Henry

Defense for Policy

Assistant Secretary of Defense Peter W. Rodman

(International Security Affairs)

Assistant Secretary of Defense Thomas W. O'Connell

(Special Operations and Low-intensity Conflict)

Assistant Secretary of Defense Paul F. McHale

(Homeland Defense)

Assistant Secretary of Defense (vacancy)

(International Security Policy)

Deputy Under Secretary of Defense Lisa Bronson

(Technology Security Policy/

Counter Proliferation)

Deputy Under Secretary of Defense (vacancy)

(Near East and South Asian Affairs)

Deputy Under Secretary of Defense Richard P. Lawless,

(Asian and Pacific Affairs) Jr.

Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and David S.C. Chu

Readiness/Chief Human Capital Officer

Principal Deputy Under Secretary of Charles S. Abell

Defense for Personnel and Readiness

Assistant Secretary of Defense William Winkenwerder

(Health Affairs)

Assistant Secretary of Defense Thomas F. Hall

(Reserve Affairs)

Deputy Under Secretary of Defense Jeanne Fites

(Program Integration)

Deputy Under Secretary of Defense Paul W. Mayberry

(Readiness)

Deputy Under Secretary of Defense (vacancy)

(Civilian Personnel Policy)

Deputy Under Secretary of Defense (vacancy)

(Military Personnel Policy)

Deputy Under Secretary of Defense John M. Molino

(Military Community and Family Policy)

Deputy Under Secretary of Defense Gail H. McGinn

(Plans)

Deputy Under Secretary of Defense (vacancy)

(Equal Opportunity)

Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller)/Chief Tina W. Jonas

Financial Officer

Principal Deputy Under Secretary Robert J. Henke

(Comptroller)

Deputy Chief Financial Officer Terri A. McKay

Deputy Under Secretary of Defense Robert J. Henke

(Management Reform)

Deputy Under Secretary of Defense David L. Norquist

(Resource Planning and Management)

Deputy Under Secretary of Defense Thomas B. Modly

(Financial Management)

Under Secretary of Defense (Intelligence) Stephen Cambone

Deputy Under Secretary of Defense Carol Haave

(Counterintelligence and Security)

Deputy Under Secretary of Defense Lt. Gen. William G.

(Intelligence and Boykin, USA

Warfighting)

Deputy Under Secretary of Defense Letitia Long

(Policy, Requirements, and Resources)

Deputy Under Secretary of Defense Thomas Behling

(Preparation and Warning)

Assistant Secretary of Defense (Networks and (vacancy)

Information Integration)/Chief Information Officer

Assistant Secretary of Defense (Legislative (vacancy)

Affairs)

Assistant Secretary of Defense (Public Affairs) (vacancy)

General Counsel William J. Haynes II

Director, Operational Test and Evaluation (vacancy)

Inspector General Joseph E. Schmitz

Assistant to the Secretary of Defense (vacancy)

(Intelligence Oversight)

Director of Administration and Management Michael B. Donley

Director, Net Assessment Andrew W. Marshall

Director, Force Transformation (vacancy)

Director, Program Analysis and Evaluation (vacancy)

Joint Chiefs of Staff

Chairman Gen. Richard B. Myers, USAF

Vice Chairman Gen. Peter Pace, USMC

Chief of Staff, Army Gen. Peter J. Schoomaker, USA

Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Vernon E. Clark, USN

Chief of Staff, Air Force Gen. John P. Jumper, USAF

Commandant, Marine Corps Gen. Michael W. Hagee, USMC

Joint Staff

Director Lt. Gen. Norton A. Schwartz, USAF

Vice Director Maj. Gen. Michael D. Maples, USA

Director for Manpower and Rear Adm. Donna L. Personnel--J-1 Crisp, USN

Director, Intelligence--J-2 Maj. Gen. Ronald L. Burgess, USA

Director for Operations--J-3 Lt. Gen. James T. Conway, USMC

Director for Logistics--J-4 Lt. Gen. Duncan J. McNabb, USAF

Director for Strategic Plans and Lt. Gen. Walter L. Policy--J-5 Sharp, USA

Director for Command, Control, Lt. Gen. Robert M. Communications, and Computer Shea, USMC

Systems--J-6

Director for Operational Plans and Maj. Gen. John J. Interoperability--J-7 Catton, Jr., USAF

Director for Force Structure, Vice Adm. Evan M. Resources, and Assessment-- Chanik, USN

J-8

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The Department of Defense is responsible for providing the military forces needed to deter war and protect the security of our country.

The major elements of these forces are the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, and Air Force, consisting of about 1.4 million men and women on active duty. They are backed, in case of emergency, by the 1.3 million members of the Reserve and National Guard. In addition, there are about 700,000 civilian employees in the Defense Department.

Under the President, who is also Commander in Chief, the Secretary of Defense exercises authority, direction, and control over the Department, which includes the separately organized military departments of Army, Navy, and Air Force, the Joint Chiefs of Staff providing military advice, the combatant commands, and defense agencies and field activities established for specific purposes.

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The National Security Act Amendments of 1949 redesignated the National Military Establishment as the Department of Defense and established it as an executive department (10 U.S.C. 111), headed by the Secretary of Defense.

Structure

The Department of Defense is composed of the Office of the Secretary of Defense; the military departments and the military services within those departments; the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the Joint Staff; the combatant commands; the defense agencies; DOD field activities; and such other offices, agencies, activities, and commands as may be established or designated by law, or by the President or the Secretary of Defense.

Each military department is separately organized under its own Secretary and functions under the authority, direction, and control of the Secretary of Defense. The Secretary of each military department is...

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