Order of Succession of Officers to Act as Secretary of Defense,
DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE GENERAL COUNCIL WASHINGTON DC
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This Directive reissues DoD Directive 3020.4, dated January 28, 1992, and pursuant to Executive Order 13000, a copy of which is attached as enclosure 1, establishes the order of succession to act as Secretary of Defense. The order of succession to act as Secretary of the Army, Secretary of the Navy, and Secretary of the Air Force is specified in Sections 3017, 5017, and 8017, respectively, of Title 10, United States Code.
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