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US Military Ranks Pay Rates and Benefits
Who is the US Secretary of Defense?
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What is the difference between defense secretary and the secretary of defense?
Asked in Philippines
Who is is the present secretary of national defense?
Asked in US Military
Who is the secretary of defense in chief of US military forces?
Asked in International Government
Who are the current US secretaries for the departments of defense and state?
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Who was the US secretary of defense before Rumsfeld?
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Is the Department of Defense headed by a secretary?
US Secretary of State for Defense?
There is no US Secretary of State for Defense. There is a US Secretary of State. There is a US Secretary of Defense. The two have different jobs. The Secretary of Defense is over the Armed Forces. In the United States, the Armed Forces are under civilian control. This differs from many other nations. The Secretary of State is the most important member of the cabinet. She is in charge of Foreign Affairs and oversees the embassies. In internal affairs, she is also theoretically the keeper of the constitution and the laws. Every few years, the Secretary of State proposes a new law code to congress for its approval. This code organizes the nation's laws and gets rid of the contradictions.