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Secretary of Defense


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Secretary of Defense the position of the head of the Department of Defense "the position of Defense Secretary was created in 1947"
    • n Secretary of Defense the person who holds the secretaryship of the Defense Department "the first Defense Secretary was James V. Forrestal who was appointed by Truman"
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In literature:

The report of the Secretary of the Navy will place you in possession of the present condition of that important arm of the national defense.
"A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents: Tyler" by Compiled by James D. Richardson
Those parts of the Secretary's report which relate to our seacoast defenses and their armament suggest the gravest reflections.
"A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents" by James D. Richardson
The British minister, Sir Claude MacDonald, was chosen general commander of the defense, with the secretary of the American legation, Mr. E.G.
"Messages and Papers of William McKinley V.2." by William McKinley
The Secretary of Defense in effect committed himself to a public review of the services' racial practices.
"Integration of the Armed Forces, 1940-1965" by Morris J. MacGregor Jr.
Former CIA Director Robert Gates was an active member for a period of months until his nomination as Secretary of Defense.
"The Iraq Study Group Report" by United States Institute for Peace
When the Secretary of Defense arrived, he turned on him.
"The Adventurer" by Cyril M. Kornbluth
The Secretary of Defense himself has classified them as Class Triple-A Ultra-Hyper Top Secret.
"The Foreign Hand Tie" by Gordon Randall Garrett
W. W. Blain, secretary of the Commercial Club, altho an unwilling witness, gave much information of value to the defense.
"The Everett massacre" by Walker C. Smith
The Secretary of Defense promised that a battalion of Seabees with full equipment would arrive in San Luz within twenty-four hours.
"The Flaming Mountain" by Harold Leland Goodwin

In news:

Days after two Virginia-based pilots aired concerns about the F-22 Raptor, Secretary of Defense .
The Asst Secretary of Defense Awaits Your Call.
Robert Gates confirmed as secretary of defense .
'We need a new secretary of defense '.
Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld said a withdrawal of US troops from Iraq would be a victory for terrorists and criticized reporting on the war as inaccurately negative.
Correspondent Spencer Michels looks at the controversy surrounding Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld.
Controversy Continues Around Secretary of Defense .
Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld.
And now to Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld.
Deputy Secretary of Defense Paul Wolfowitz discusses the rules of governing military tribunals and other Pentagon matters.
Deputy Secretary of Defense Paul Wolfowitz.
A month and a half into the job as Secretary of Defense, former Republican Senator William Cohen discusses his vision for the US military in a Newsmaker interview with Jim Lehrer.
Newsmaker with Secretary of Defense William Cohen.
Secretary of Defense William Perry discusses the Clinton Administration's decision to extend the presence of NATO and US troops in Bosnia past the December deadline set by the President last year.