Department of the Army



The Pentagon, Washington, DC 20310

Phone, 703-695-6518. Internet,

SECRETARY OF THE ARMY Les Brownlee, Acting

Under Secretary of the Army Les Brownlee

Assistant Secretary of the Army (Acquisition, Claude M. Bolton, Jr.

Logistics, and Technology)

Assistant Secretary of the Army (Civil Works) (vacancy)

Assistant Secretary of the Army (Financial Sandra L. Pack

Management and Comptroller)

Assistant Secretary of the Army (Installations Mario P. Fiori

and Environment)

Assistant Secretary of the Army (Manpower and Reginald J. Brown

Reserve Affairs)

General Counsel Steven J. Morello

Administrative Assistant to the Secretary of the Joel B. Hudson


Director, Information Systems for Command, Lt. Gen. Peter M. Control, Communications, and Computers Cuviello

Inspector General Lt. Gen. Paul T. Mikolashek

Auditor General Francis E. Reardon

Deputy Under Secretary of the Army John W. McDonald

Deputy Under Secretary of the Army (Operations Walter W. Hollis


Chief of Legislative Liaison Brig. Gen. Guy C. Swan

Chief of Public Affairs Maj. Gen. Larry D. Gottardi

Director, Small and Disadvantaged Business Tracey L. Pinson


Office of the Chief of Staff:

Chief of Staff, United States Army (vacancy)

Vice Chief of Staff Gen. John M. Keane

Director of the Army Staff Lt. Gen. James J. Lovelace

Vice Director of the Army Staff Maj. Gen. Tony M. Taguba

Army Staff:

Assistant Chief of Staff for Installation Maj. Gen. Larry J. Management Lust

Deputy Chief of Staff, G-2 Lt. Gen. Robert W. Noonan, Jr.

Deputy Chief of Staff, G-4 Lt. Gen. Charles S. Mahan, Jr.

Deputy Chief of Staff, G-8 Lt. Gen. Benjamin S. Griffin

Deputy Chief of Staff, G-3 Lt. Gen. Richard A. Cody

Deputy Chief of Staff, G-1 Lt. Gen. John M. LeMoyne

Chief of Engineers Lt. Gen. Robert B. Flowers

The Surgeon General Lt. Gen. James B. Peake

Chief, Army Reserve Lt. Gen. James R. Helmly

Director, Army National Guard Bureau Lt. Gen. Russell C. Davis

Judge Advocate General Maj. Gen. Thomas J. Romig

Chief of Chaplains Maj. Gen. Gaylord T. Gunhus

Political Advisor (POLAD) Frederick A. Becker

Major Army Commands:

Commanding General, U.S. Army Materiel Command Gen. Paul J. Kern

Commanding General, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Lt. Gen. Robert B. Flowers

Commanding General, U.S. Army Criminal Brig. Gen. Donald J. Investigation Command Ryder

Commanding General, U.S. Army Forces Command Gen. Larry R. Ellis

Commanding General, U.S. Army Intelligence and Maj. Gen. Keith B. Security Command Alexander

Commanding General, U.S. Army Medical Command Lt. Gen. James B. Peake

Commanding General, U.S. Army Military District Maj. Gen. James T. of Washington Jackson

Commanding General, U.S. Army Military Traffic Maj. Gen. Kenneth L. Management Command Privratsky

Commanding General, U.S. Army Space and Missile Lt. Gen. Joseph M. Defense Command Cusomano, Jr.

Commanding General, U.S. Army Special Operations Lt. Gen. Bryan D. Command Brown

Commanding General, U.S. Army Training and Gen. John N. Abrams

Doctrine Command

Commanding General, 8th U.S. Army Lt. Gen. Daniel R. Zanini

Commanding General, U.S. Army South Maj. Gen. Alfred A. Valenzuela

Commanding General, U.S. Army Pacific Lt. Gen. Edwin P. Smith

Commanding General, U.S. Army Europe and 7th Gen. Montgomery C. Army Meigs


The mission of the Department of the Army is to organize, train, and equip active duty and reserve forces for the preservation of peace, security, and the defense of our Nation. As part of our national military team, the Army focuses on land operations; its soldiers must be trained with modern arms and equipment and be ready to respond quickly. The Army also administers programs aimed at protecting the environment, improving waterway navigation, flood and beach erosion control, and water resource development. It provides military assistance to Federal, State, and local government agencies, including natural disaster relief assistance.

The American Continental Army, now called the United States Army, was established by the Continental Congress on June 14, 1775, more than a year before the Declaration of Independence. The Department of War was established as an executive department at the seat of government by act approved August 7, 1789 (1 Stat. 49). The Secretary of War was established as its head. The National Security Act of 1947 (50 U.S.C.

401) created the National Military Establishment, and the Department of War was designated the Department of the Army. The title of its Secretary became Secretary of the Army (5 U.S.C. 171). The National Security Act Amendments of 1949 (63 Stat. 578) provided that the Department of the Army be a military department within the Department of Defense.

Secretary The Secretary of the Army is the senior official of the Department of the Army. Subject to the direction, authority, and control of the President as Commander in Chief and of the Secretary of Defense, the Secretary of the Army is responsible for and has the authority to conduct all affairs of the Department of the Army, including its


organization, administration, operation, efficiency, and such other activities as may be prescribed by the President or the Secretary of Defense as authorized by law.

For further information, call 703-695-7922.

Army Staff Presided over by the Chief of Staff, the Army Staff is the military staff of the Secretary of the Army. It is the duty of the Army Staff to:

--prepare for deployment of the Army and for such recruiting, organizing, supplying, equipping, training, mobilizing, and demobilizing of the Army as will assist the execution of any power, duty, or function of the Secretary or the Chief of Staff;

--investigate and report upon the efficiency of the Army and its preparation for military operations;

--act as the agent of the Secretary of the Army and the Chief of Staff in coordinating the action...

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