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Defense Secretary Ash Carter visited military installations in Kentucky and Indiana to highlight his Force of the Future initiative. An Illinois leg of the trip was postponed due to inclement weather, and will be rescheduled.
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Force of the Future
Ash Carter is the 25th secretary of defense. He previously served as deputy defense secretary and as undersecretary of defense for acquisition, technology and logistics. Carter has received the Defense Department's Distinguished Service Medal five times and the Defense Intelligence Medal. Biography
The American military needs quality personnel and the agility to ensure they are equipped better than any enemy, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said during a visit to the Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane Division in Crane, Indiana. Story
Defense Secretary Ash Carter will visit military installations in Indiana, Kentucky and Illinois on a two-day trip highlighting his Force of the Future initiative, which emphasizes DoD’s goal to recruit, train and retain the very best talent America has to offer. Story