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Christine S. Abizaid Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Afghanistan, Pakistan and Central Asia
Chief Master Sergeant Craig A Adams Senior Enlisted Leader (EUCOM)
Command Sergeant Major Patrick Z. Alston Command Senior Enlisted Leader (USSTRATCOM)
Thomas Atkin Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Homeland Defense and Global Security
General Lloyd J. Austin III Commander, U.S. Central Command
René C. Bardorf Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Community and Public Outreach
Stephanie Barna Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense (Manpower and Reserve Affairs)
Sergeant Major Bryan B. Battaglia Senior Enlisted Advisor to Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
Command Sergeant Major Darrin J. Bohn Command Senior Enlisted Leader (AFRICOM)
Mr. Thomas Brady Director of the Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA)
General Philip M. Breedlove Commander, U.S. European Command
Dr. David Brown Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense, Developmental Test & Evaluation
Chief Master Sergeant Mitchell O. Brush Senior Enlisted Advisor, National Guard Bureau
M. Elaine Bunn Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Nuclear and Missile Defense Policy
Lieutenant General Andrew E. Busch Director, Defense Logistics Agency
Steven E. Calvery Director of the Pentagon Force Protection Agency
Steven W. Cantrell Master Chief Petty Officer of the U.S. Coast Guard
Brad R. Carson Under Secretary of the United States Army
Ashton B. Carter Secretary of Defense
Dr. Rebecca B. Chavez Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense
James A. Cody Chief Master Sergeant of the U.S. Air Force
Peter Cook Pentagon Press Secretary
Elisabeth A. Cordray Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Plans
General Martin E. Dempsey Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff
Abraham M. Denmark Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for East Asia
David DeVries Principal Deputy Chief Information Officer
Amanda J. Dory Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for African Affairs
Mr. Matthew P. Dubois Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Reserve Affairs (Materiel & Facilities)
Gen. Joseph Dunford, Jr. Commandant of the Marine Corps
Alan F. Estevez Principal Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics
Andrew Exum Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Middle East Policy
Dr. Evelyn N. Farkas Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Russia/Ukraine/Eurasia
Daniel P. Feehan Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense (Readiness)
Glenn A. Fine Principal Deputy Inspector General
J. Michael Gilmore Director of Operational Test and Evaluation
General Frank J. Grass Chief, National Guard Bureau
Command Sergeant Major Christopher K. Greca Command Senior Enlisted Leader (USCENTCOM)
Sergeant Major Ronald L. Green Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps
Admiral Jonathan W. Greenert Chief of Naval Operations
Karen Guice Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs
Terry Halvorsen Chief Information Officer
Admiral Cecil D. Haney Commander (USSTRATCOM)
Admiral Harry Harris, Jr. Commander, U.S. Pacific Command
Thomas H. Harvey III Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Strategy, Plans, and Capabilities
Dr. D. Christian Hassell Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Chemical and Biological Defense
John T. Hastings Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense For Reserve Affairs (Resources)
Stephen C. Hedger Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Legislative Affairs
Paige Hinkle-Bowles Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense (Civilian Personnel Policy)
Caryn C. Hollis Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Counternarcotics and Global Threats
Aaron Hughes Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Cyber Policy
Deborah Lee James Secretary of the Air Force
Joseph H. Jeu Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Defense Commissary Agency
Clarence A. Johnson Director, Office of Diversity Management and Equal Opportunity
Laura Junor Principal Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness
Dr. Mara E. Karlin Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Strategy & Force Development
John F. Kelly Commander, U.S. Southern Command
Frank Kendall Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics
Paul S. Koffsky Deputy General Counsel for Personnel & Health Policy
Charles P. Kosak Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for
Anthony M. Kurta Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Military Personnel Policy
Marcel Lettre Acting Under Secretary of Defense for Intelligence
Peter Levine Deputy Chief Management Officer
Paul M. Lewis Special Envoy for Guantanamo Detention Closure
Douglas L. Loverro Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Space Policy
Michael D. Lumpkin Assistant Secretary of Defense for Special Operations/Low-Intensity Conflict
Ray Mabus Secretary of the U.S. Navy
Kelly E. Magsamen Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Asian Pacific and Security Affairs
Christopher P. Maier Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Special Operations and Combating Terrorism
Dr. Vahid Majidi Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Nuclear Matters
Mike McCord Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller) and Chief Financial Officer
Beth M. McCormick Director, Defense Technology Security Administration
John M. McHugh Secretary of the U.S. Army
Brian P. McKeon Principal Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Policy
Charles E. Milam Principal Director for Military Community and Family Policy
General Mark A. Milley 39th Chief of Staff for the U.S. Army
Pamela S. Mitchell Director, Defense Human Resources Activity
Fleet Master Chief Terrence I. Molidor Command Senior Enlisted Leader, North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command
Thomas Edward Morehouse, Jr. Assistant Secretary of Defense, Operational Energy Plans and Programs (Acting)
Dr. Jamie M. Morin Director, Cost Assessment and Program Evaluation
Mr. Kenneth A. Myers III Director of Defense Threat Reduction Agency
Vice Admiral Peter V. Neffenger Vice Commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard
Paul D. Patrick Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense Reserve Affairs (Readiness, Training & Mobilization)
Virginia S. Penrod Chief of Staff, Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness
Dr. Arati Prabhakar Director, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency
Stephen W. Preston General Counsel of the Department of Defense
Daniel B. Prieto III Director of Cybersecurity and Technology
Michael L. Rhodes Director of Administration and Management (OSD)
Vice Admiral Joseph W. Rixey Director of the Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA)
General David M. Rodriguez Commander, United States Africa Command
James Rodriguez Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Warrior Care Policy
Eric Rosenbach Chief of Staff, Office of the Secretary of Defense
Thomas W. Ross, Jr. Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Security Cooperation
Command Master Chief Mark W. Rudes Senior Enlisted Advisor, U.S. Pacific Command
Jon T. Rymer Inspector General for the U.S. Department of Defense
Robert G. Salesses Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Homeland Defense Integration and DSCA
Robert M Scher Assistant Secretary of Defense for Strategy, Plans, and Capabilities
Sergeant Major Mike Schultz Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Reserve Affairs
Dr. Amy Searight Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for South and Southeast Asia
General Paul J. Selva Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
David B. Shear Assistant Secretary of Defense for Asian and Pacific Security Affairs
Elissa Slotkin Acting Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs
Wendin Smith Assistant Secretary of Defense, Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction
Mike D. Stevens Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy
Vice Admiral James D. Syring Director, Missile Defense Agency
Robert S. Taylor Principal Deputy General Counsel of the Department of Defense
Command Sergeant Major William F. Thetford Senior Enlisted Advisor, U.S. Special Operations Command
Christopher E. Thomas Administrator of the Defense Technical Information Center
David Tillotson III Assistant Deputy Chief Management Officer
James J. Townsend, Jr. Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for European and NATO Policy
Chief Master Sgt. William W. Turner Command Senior Enlisted Leader, U.S. Transportation Command
General Joseph L. Votel Commander, U.S. Special Operations Command
Mr. Stephen P. Welby Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Systems Engineering
Mark A. Welsh, III Chief of Staff of the U.S. Air Force
Bryan G. Whitman Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Public Affairs
Rosemary Freitas Williams Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Military Community and Family Policy
Anne A. Witkowsky Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Stability and Humanitarian Affairs
Jonathan Woodson Assistant Secretary of Defense (Health Affairs)
Carl Woog Deputy Assistant to the Secretary of Defense for Communications
Robert O. Work Deputy Secretary of Defense
Christine E Wormuth Under Secretary of Defense for Policy
Earl C. Wyatt Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense, Emerging Capabilities & Prototyping
Command Sergeant Major William B. Zaiser Command Senior Enlisted Leader (SOUTHCOM)
Admiral Paul F. Zukunft Commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard