Ashton B. Carter

February 17, 2015 - Present Secretary, Department of Defense Videos: 24 c. January 1, 2006 - Present Co-Director, Preventive Defense Project, Harvard University Videos: 2 c. January 1, 1997 - Present Professor, Kennedy (J.F.) School of Government, Harvard University Videos: 9

Previously

October 5, 2011 - December 3, 2013 Deputy Secretary, Department of Defense Videos: 13 April 27, 2009 - October 5, 2011 Undersecretary, Acquisition, Technology and Logistics, Department of Defense Videos: 13 June 30, 1993 - September 14, 1996 Assistant Secretary, Global Strategic Affairs, Department of Defense Videos: 2 c. September 21, 1993 - c. March 11, 1994 National Security Adviser, Department of Defense Videos: 2 c. December 13, 1991 - c. September 21, 1993 Director, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard University Videos: 0

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    Military Children

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    U.S. Strategy Against ISIS

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