Accession Number:

ADA393747

Title:

Department of Defense Political Appointments: Positions and Process

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

RAND CORP SANTA MONICA CA

Report Date:

2001-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

95.0

Abstract:

Political appointees constitute the heart of civilian leadership in the Pentagon. Individuals who are appointed by the President and confirmed by the U.S. Senate occupy a total of 45 positions in the top echelons of the Department of Defense DoD, including the Office of the Secretary of Defense OSD and the military departments-up from 12 a half-century ago.

Subject Categories:

  • Government and Political Science
  • Personnel Management and Labor Relations

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE