Biographies of Senior Defense Officials


CHRISTINE S. ABIZAID
CHRISTINE S. ABIZAID
Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense
for Afghanistan, Pakistan and Central Asia

CRAIG A ADAMS
CRAIG A ADAMS
Senior Enlisted Leader (EUCOM)
ANTHONY A. ALDWELL
ANTHONY A. ALDWELL
Chief Operating Officer for the Under Secretary of Defense for Policy
 PATRICK  Z.  ALSTON
PATRICK Z. ALSTON
Command Senior Enlisted Leader (USSTRATCOM)
JAMES  F. AMOS
JAMES F. AMOS
Commandant of the U.S. Marine Corps
LLOYD J. AUSTIN III
LLOYD J. AUSTIN III
Commander, U.S. Central Command
RENÉ C. BARDORF
RENÉ C. BARDORF
Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Community and Public Outreach
MICHEAL  P.  BARRETT
MICHEAL P. BARRETT
Sergeant Major of the U.S. Marine Corps
BRYAN B. BATTAGLIA
BRYAN B. BATTAGLIA
Senior Enlisted Advisor to Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
DARRIN J. BOHN
DARRIN J. BOHN
Command Senior Enlisted Leader (AFRICOM)
THOMAS  BRADY
THOMAS BRADY
Director of the Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA)
PHILIP M. BREEDLOVE
PHILIP M. BREEDLOVE
Commander, U.S. European Command
DAVID   BROWN
DAVID BROWN
Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense, Developmental Test & Evaluation
M. ELAINE  BUNN
M. ELAINE BUNN
Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Nuclear and Missile Defense Policy
STEVEN W. CANTRELL
STEVEN W. CANTRELL
Master Chief Petty Officer of the U.S. Coast Guard
BRAD R. CARSON
BRAD R. CARSON
Under Secretary of the United States Army
RAYMOND  F.  CHANDLER III
RAYMOND F. CHANDLER III
Sergeant Major of the U.S. Army
REBECCA B. CHAVEZ
REBECCA B. CHAVEZ
Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense
for Western Hemisphere Affairs

DANIEL Y. CHIU
DANIEL Y. CHIU
Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Strategy and Force Development
DEREK  CHOLLET
DEREK CHOLLET
Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs
JAMES A.  CODY
JAMES A. CODY
Chief Master Sergeant of the U.S. Air Force
BRENT  COLBURN
BRENT COLBURN
Assistant to the Secretary of Defense for Public Affairs
MICHAEL  H.  DECKER
MICHAEL H. DECKER
Assistant to the Secretary of Defense for Intelligence Oversight
MARTIN E. DEMPSEY
MARTIN E. DEMPSEY
Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff
DAVID  DEVRIES
DAVID DEVRIES
Acting Principal Deputy Chief Information Officer
AMANDA J.  DORY
AMANDA J. DORY
Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for African Affairs
MATTHEW P. DUBOIS
MATTHEW P. DUBOIS
Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Reserve Affairs (Materiel & Facilities)
MICHAEL J. DUMONT
MICHAEL J. DUMONT
Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Special Operations/Low Intensity Conflict
ALAN F.  ESTEVEZ
ALAN F. ESTEVEZ
Principal Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics
ERIC  FANNING
ERIC FANNING
Under Secretary of the Air Force
EVELYN N. FARKAS
EVELYN N. FARKAS
Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Russia/Ukraine/Eurasia
JASON  W.  FORRESTER
JASON W. FORRESTER
Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Reserve Affairs (Manpower & Personnel)
MICHAEL X. GARRETT
MICHAEL X. GARRETT
Chief of Staff, U.S. Central Command (USCENTCOM)
J.  MICHAEL  GILMORE
J. MICHAEL GILMORE
Director of Operational Test and Evaluation
FRANK J. GRASS
FRANK J. GRASS
Chief, National Guard Bureau
CHRISTOPHER K.  GRECA
CHRISTOPHER K. GRECA
Command Senior Enlisted Leader (USCENTCOM)
JONATHAN W. GREENERT
JONATHAN W. GREENERT
Chief of Naval Operations
FRANK  A. GRIPPE
FRANK A. GRIPPE
Command Sergeant Major (USCENTCOM)
KAREN   GUICE
KAREN GUICE
Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs
CHUCK  HAGEL
CHUCK HAGEL
Secretary of Defense
LYNNE M. HALBROOKS
LYNNE M. HALBROOKS
Principal Deputy Inspector General
TERRY  HALVORSEN
TERRY HALVORSEN
Acting Chief Information Officer
CECIL D. HANEY
CECIL D. HANEY
Commander (USSTRATCOM)
MARK D. HARNITCHEK
MARK D. HARNITCHEK
Director, Defense Logistics Agency
JOHN  T.  HASTINGS
JOHN T. HASTINGS
Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense For Reserve Affairs (Resources)
DAVID F. HELVEY
DAVID F. HELVEY
Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for East Asia
REBECCA  K.C. HERSMAN
REBECCA K.C. HERSMAN
Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction
PAIGE   HINKLE-BOWLES
PAIGE HINKLE-BOWLES
Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense (Civilian Personnel Policy)
CARYN C. HOLLIS
CARYN C. HOLLIS
Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Counternarcotics and Global Threats
DEBORAH LEE JAMES
DEBORAH LEE JAMES
Secretary of the Air Force
JOSEPH  H.  JEU
JOSEPH H. JEU
Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Defense Commissary Agency
CLARENCE A. JOHNSON
CLARENCE A. JOHNSON
Director, Office of Diversity Management and Equal Opportunity
LAURA   JUNOR
LAURA JUNOR
Principal Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel & Readiness
JOHN F. KELLY
JOHN F. KELLY
Commander, U.S. Southern Command
FRANK   KENDALL
FRANK KENDALL
Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics
ELIZABETH L. KING
ELIZABETH L. KING
Assistant Secretary of Defense for Legislative Affairs
JOHN  KIRBY
JOHN KIRBY
Pentagon Press Secretary
PAUL  S. KOFFSKY
PAUL S. KOFFSKY
Deputy General Counsel for Personnel & Health Policy
CHARLES P. KOSAK
CHARLES P. KOSAK
Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for
Defense Continuity and Mission Assurance

DAVID  A. LAPAN
DAVID A. LAPAN
Headquarters Marine Corps, Office of U.S. Marine Corps Communications and Engagement
MARCEL  LETTRE
MARCEL LETTRE
Principal Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Intelligence
PAUL M. LEWIS
PAUL M. LEWIS
Special Envoy for Guantanamo Detention Closure
SAMUEL J. LOCKLEAR III
SAMUEL J. LOCKLEAR III
Commander, U.S. Pacific Command
DOUGLAS L.  LOVERRO
DOUGLAS L. LOVERRO
Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Space Policy
MICHAEL D. LUMPKIN
MICHAEL D. LUMPKIN
Assistant Secretary of Defense for Special Operations/Low-Intensity Conflict
RAY   MABUS
RAY MABUS
Secretary of the U.S. Navy
KELLY E. MAGSAMEN
KELLY E. MAGSAMEN
Acting Assistant Secretary of Defense & Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for APSA
VAHID  MAJIDI
VAHID MAJIDI
Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Nuclear Matters
CHARLES  W. MARTOGLIO
CHARLES W. MARTOGLIO
Chief of Staff (EUCOM)
JOSE  MAYORGA
JOSE MAYORGA
Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense, Homeland Defense Strategy and Force Planning
MIKE  MCCORD
MIKE MCCORD
Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller) and Chief Financial Officer
BETH M. MCCORMICK
BETH M. MCCORMICK
Defense Technology Security Administration
JOHN M. MCHUGH
JOHN M. MCHUGH
Secretary of the U.S. Army
BRIAN P. MCKEON
BRIAN P. MCKEON
Principal Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Policy
CHARLES  E. MILAM
CHARLES E. MILAM
Principal Director for Military Community and Family Policy
PAMELA S. MITCHELL
PAMELA S. MITCHELL
Director, Defense Human Resources Activity
THOMAS EDWARD MOREHOUSE
THOMAS EDWARD MOREHOUSE
Assistant Secretary of Defense, Operational Energy Plans and Programs (Acting)
JAMIE M. MORIN
JAMIE M. MORIN
Director, Cost Assessment and Program Evaluation
KENNETH A. MYERS III
KENNETH A. MYERS III
Director of Defense Threat Reduction Agency
PETER V. NEFFENGER
PETER V. NEFFENGER
Vice Commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard
RAYMOND  T.  ODIERNO
RAYMOND T. ODIERNO
38th Chief of Staff for the U.S. Army
PAUL  D. PATRICK
PAUL D. PATRICK
Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense Reserve Affairs (Readiness, Training & Mobilization)
VIRGINIA S.  PENROD
VIRGINIA S. PENROD
Chief of Staff, Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness
ARATI  PRABHAKAR
ARATI PRABHAKAR
Director, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency
STEPHEN W. PRESTON
STEPHEN W. PRESTON
General Counsel of the Department of Defense
DANIEL  B. PRIETO III
DANIEL B. PRIETO III
Director of Cybersecurity and Technology
MICHAEL L. RHODES
MICHAEL L. RHODES
Director of Administration and Management (OSD)
JOSEPH W. RIXEY
JOSEPH W. RIXEY
Director of the Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA)
JAMES  RODRIGUEZ
JAMES RODRIGUEZ
Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Warrior Care Policy
DAVID M.  RODRIGUEZ
DAVID M. RODRIGUEZ
Commander, United States Africa Command
ERIC  ROSENBACH
ERIC ROSENBACH
Performing the Duties of Assistant Secretary of Defense for Global Strategic Affairs
TODD  M.  ROSENBLUM
TODD M. ROSENBLUM
Acting Assistant Secretary of Defense for Homeland Defense and Americas' Security Affairs
THOMAS  W. ROSS
THOMAS W. ROSS
Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Security Cooperation
MARK W. RUDES
MARK W. RUDES
Senior Enlisted Advisor, U.S. Pacific Command
JON T.  RYMER
JON T. RYMER
Inspector General for the U.S. Department of Defense
ROBERT  G.  SALESSES
ROBERT G. SALESSES
Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Homeland Defense Integration and DSCA
ROBERT   SCHER
ROBERT SCHER
Acting Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Strategy, Plans and Forces
MIKE  SCHULTZ
MIKE SCHULTZ
Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Reserve Affairs
AMY  SEARIGHT
AMY SEARIGHT
Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for South and Southeast Asia
PAUL J. SELVA
PAUL J. SELVA
Commander, U.S. Transportation Command
ELISSA  SLOTKIN
ELISSA SLOTKIN
Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs
MATTHEW  SPENCE
MATTHEW SPENCE
Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Middle East Policy
MIKE D. STEVENS
MIKE D. STEVENS
Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy
JAMES D. SYRING
JAMES D. SYRING
Director, Missile Defense Agency
ROBERT S.  TAYLOR
ROBERT S. TAYLOR
Principal Deputy General Counsel of the Department of Defense
CHRISTOPHER E. THOMAS
CHRISTOPHER E. THOMAS
Administrator of the Defense Technical Information Center
DAVID  TILLOTSON III
DAVID TILLOTSON III
Acting Deputy Chief Management Officer
JAMES J. TOWNSEND, JR.
JAMES J. TOWNSEND, JR.
Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for European and NATO Policy
WILLIAM W. TURNER
WILLIAM W. TURNER
Command Senior Enlisted Leader, U.S. Transportation Command
PETER F. VERGA
PETER F. VERGA
Senior Advisor to the Under Secretary of Defense for Policy
MICHAEL  G. VICKERS
MICHAEL G. VICKERS
Under Secretary of Defense for Intelligence
ANDREW  C.  WEBER
ANDREW C. WEBER
Assistant Secretary of Defense for Nuclear, Chemical, and Biological Defense Programs
WILLIAM  F.  WECHSLER
WILLIAM F. WECHSLER
Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Special Operations and Combating Terrorism
STEPHEN P.  WELBY
STEPHEN P. WELBY
Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Systems Engineering
MARK A. WELSH
MARK A. WELSH
Chief of Staff of the U.S. Air Force
BRYAN  G.  WHITMAN
BRYAN G. WHITMAN
Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Public Affairs
RICHARD  O.  WIGHTMAN, JR.
RICHARD O. WIGHTMAN, JR.
Acting Assistant Secretary of Defense for Reserve Affairs
ROSEMARY FREITAS WILLIAMS
ROSEMARY FREITAS WILLIAMS
Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Military Community and Family Policy
W. MONTAGUE  WINFIELD
W. MONTAGUE WINFIELD
Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense
for Prisoner of War/Missing Personnel

JAMES A.  WINNEFELD
JAMES A. WINNEFELD
Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
ROBERT A. WINZENRIED
ROBERT A. WINZENRIED
Command Senior Enlisted Leader, North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command
ANNE A. WITKOWSKY
ANNE A. WITKOWSKY
Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Partnership Strategy & Stability Operations
JONATHAN   WOODSON
JONATHAN WOODSON
Assistant Secretary of Defense (Health Affairs)
ROBERT O. WORK
ROBERT O. WORK
Deputy Secretary of Defense
CHRISTINE E WORMUTH
CHRISTINE E WORMUTH
Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Policy
JESSICA   L. GARFOLA WRIGHT
JESSICA L. GARFOLA WRIGHT
Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness
EARL C. WYATT
EARL C. WYATT
Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense, Emerging Capabilities & Prototyping
WILLIAM B. ZAISER
WILLIAM B. ZAISER
Command Senior Enlisted Leader (SOUTHCOM)
PAUL F. ZUKUNFT
PAUL F. ZUKUNFT
Commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard

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