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Thomas Alexander Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Counternarcotics and Global Threats
James H. Baker Director, Office of Net Assessment
Stephanie Barna Acting Assistant Secretary of Defense (Manpower and Reserve Affairs)
Kari A. Bingen Acting Under Secretary of Defense for Intelligence
Anita Blair Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Civilian Personnel Policy
Julie Blanks Principal Director and Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Military Community and Family Policy
Vice Admiral Raquel C. Bono Director, Defense Health Agency
William H. Booth Director, Defense Human Resources Activity
Thomas Brady Director of the Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA)
Steven W. Cantrell Master Chief Petty Officer of the U.S. Coast Guard
Chief Master Sgt. Matthew M. Caruso Command Senior Enlisted Leader, U.S. Transportation Command
William S. Castle Performing the Duties of the General Counsel
Robert G. Catalanotti Senior Advisor to the Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security
Jonathan H. Cofer Director of the Pentagon Force Protection Agency
Elbridge A. Colby Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Strategy and Force Development
Sergio de la Peña Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Western Hemisphere Affairs
Michael J. Dowling Acting Director and Chief Executive Officer, Defense Commissary Agency
Matthew P. Dubois Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense (Reserve Integration)
General Joseph F. Dunford, Jr. Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff
Dr. Mark T. Esper Secretary of the United States Army
Dr. Joseph H. Felter Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for South and Southeast Asia
Glenn A. Fine Acting Inspector General
Pete Giambastiani Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Legislative Affairs
Steven S. Giordano Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy
Thomas Goffus Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Europe and NATO
General David L. Goldfein Chief of Staff of the U.S. Air Force
Lieutenant General Samuel A. Greaves Director, Missile Defense Agency
Sergeant Major Ronald L. Green Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps
Kenneth B. Handelman Senior Advisor Performing the Duties of the Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs
Admiral Harry Harris, Jr. Commander, U.S. Pacific Command
Thomas H. Harvey III Acting 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 Readiness (Readiness Programming and Resources - RPR)
David F. Helvey Acting Assistant Secretary of Defense and Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Asian and Pacific Security Affairs
Robert R. Hood Assistant Secretary of Defense for Legislative Affairs
Lieutenant General Charles Hooper Director, Defense Security Cooperation Agency
General John E. Hyten Commander, U.S. Strategic Command
Dr. Colin F. Jackson Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Central Asia
Clarence A. Johnson Director, Office of Diversity Management and Equal Opportunity
Robert S. Karem Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs
Command Sergeant Major Christopher Kepner Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Chief, National Guard Bureau
Stephen L. Kitay Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Space Policy
Andrew F. Knaggs Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Special Operations and Combating Terrorism
Paul S. Koffsky Senior Deputy General Counsel and Deputy General Counsel (Personnel and Health Policy)
Charles (Chuck) P. Kosak Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Defense Continuity and Mission Assurance
Anthony M. Kurta Performing the Duties of Under Secretary of Defense (Personnel & Readiness)
General Joseph L. Lengyel Chief, National Guard Bureau
Ellen M. Lord Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics
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
Colonel Robert Manning III Director, Defense Press Operations
Jim Mattis Secretary of Defense
Mr. Derek (Dirk) Maurer Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction
Thomas McCaffery Acting Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs
Ryan D. McCarthy Under Secretary of the United States Army
Command Sergeant Major Patrick L. McCauley Command Senior Enlisted Leader (USSOCOM)
Beth M. McCormick Director, Defense Technology Security Administration
Elaine McCusker Principal Deputy Under Secretary of Defense(Comptroller)
General Darren W. McDew Commander, U.S. Transportation Command
Chief Master Sergeant Patrick F. McMahon Command Senior Enlisted Leader (USSTRATCOM)
Admiral Charles Michel Vice Commandant, U.S. Coast Guard
Thomas P. Michelli Acting Principal Deputy, Chief Information Officer
Charles E. Milam Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Military Community and Family Policy
General Mark A. Milley 39th Chief of Staff for the U.S. Army
Mark E. Mitchell Acting Assistant Secretary of Defense (Special Operations/Low-Intensity Conflict)
General Robert B. Neller Commandant of the Marine Corps
Lucian Niemeyer Assistant Secretary of Defense for Energy, Installations, and Environment
David L. Norquist Under Secretary Of Defense (Comptroller) Chief Financial Officer
Vayl S. Oxford Director, Defense Threat Reduction Agency
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
Kenneth P. Rapuano Assistant Secretary of Defense for Homeland Defense and Global Security
Michael L. Rhodes Director of Administration and Management (OSD)
Admiral John M. Richardson Chief of Naval Operations
General Lori J. Robinson Commander, U.S. Northern Command and North American Aerospace Defense Command
John Rychalski Acting Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs
Robert G. Salesses Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Homeland Defense Integration and DSCA
General Curtis M. Scaparrotti Commander, U.S. European Command and NATO Supreme Allied Commander Europe
Steven L. Schleien Chief Operating Officer, Office of the Under Secretary of Defense (Policy)
General Paul J. Selva Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
Patrick Shanahan Deputy Secretary of Defense
Ray B. Shepherd Director, Defense Media Activity
Amber Smith Deputy Assistant to the Secretary of Defense for Outreach
Dr. Robert Soofer Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Nuclear and Missile Defense Policy
Sergeant Major Anthony A. Spadaro Command Senior Enlisted Leader, U.S. Pacific Command
Kevin M. Sweeney Chief of Staff to the Secretary of Defense
Command Sergeant Major William F. Thetford Command Senior Enlisted Leader, U.S. Central Command
Christopher E. Thomas Administrator of the Defense Technical Information Center
General Raymond A. Thomas III Commander, U.S. Special Operations Command
Sergeant Major Luther Thomas, Jr. Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Manpower and Reserve Affairs
Admiral Kurt W. Tidd Commander, U.S. Southern Command
David Tillotson III Acting Deputy Chief Management Officer
David J. Trachtenberg Acting Under Secretary of Defense for Policy
Command Sergeant Major John Wayne Troxell Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
Dr. Elizabeth (Elise) P. Van Winkle Performing the Duties of Assistant Secretary of Defense for Readiness
Peter F. Verga Special Assistant to the Secretary and Deputy Secretary of Defense for Compartmented Activities
General Joseph L. Votel Commander, United States Central Command
General Thomas D. Waldhauser Commander, U.S. Africa Command
Katie Wheelbarger Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs