Department of Defense Political Appointments: Positions and Process
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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.
- Government and Political Science
- Personnel Management and Labor Relations