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Secretary of the Army

Definition/Scope: Position created by the National Defense Act of 1947 (5 U.S.C. 171). Subject to the direction of, authority, and control of the President as Commander in Chief and of the Secretary of Defense, the Secretary of the Army is responsible for and has the authority to conduct all affairs of the Department of the Army, including its organization, manpower, personnel, reserve affairs, installations, environmental issues, weapon systems, equipment acquisition, communications and financial management.

Used For:

Office of the Secretary of the Army
OSA (Office of the Secretary of the Army)
Secretary of War



Broader Terms:

Army job titles

Narrower Terms:

Administrative Assistant to the Secretary of the Army
Army Board for Correction of Military Records
Chief of Staff
Director, Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization
secretaries of the Army, by name*
Under Secretary of the Army
US Army Combat Readiness/Safety Center

Related Terms:

Deputy Secretary of Defense
US Army

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