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Ash Carter is the 25th secretary of defense. He previously served as deputy defense secretary and as undersecretary of defense for acquisition, technology and logistics. Carter has received the Defense Department's Distinguished Service Medal five times and the Defense Intelligence Medal. Biography
The American military needs quality personnel and the agility to ensure they are equipped better than any enemy, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said during a visit to the Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane Division in Crane, Indiana. Story
Defense Secretary Ash Carter will visit military installations in Indiana, Kentucky and Illinois on a two-day trip highlighting his Force of the Future initiative, which emphasizes DoD’s goal to recruit, train and retain the very best talent America has to offer. Story
At the invitation of National Basketball Association Commissioner Adam Silver, four service members from around the country representing the Army, Navy, Marine Corps and Air Force joined Defense Secretary Ash Carter at Game 4 of the NBA Finals in Cleveland.
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