Mr. Eric K. Fanning was appointed 22nd Secretary of the Army by President Obama on May 18, 2016. As Secretary of the Army, he has statutory responsibility for all matters relating to the United States Army: manpower, personnel, reserve affairs, installations, environmental issues, weapons systems and equipment acquisition, communications, and financial management. Mr. Fanning previously served as the Chief of Staff to the Secretary of Defense. He helped manage Secretary of Defense Carter's transition, built his leadership team, and oversaw the day-to-day staff activities of the Office of the Secretary of Defense. From April, 2013 until February, 2015, he served as the 24th Under Secretary of the Air Force. From June, 2013 through December, 2013 Mr. Fanning served as Acting Secretary of the Air Force. From 2009 to 2013, he served as the Deputy Under Secretary of the Navy/Deputy Chief Management Officer.
Defense Digital Service: Special Announcement + Fireside Chat
The Department of the Army and Defense Digital Service are announcing a new partnership to take on problems of impact at the Department of Defense.