Secretary of Defense

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Secretary of Defense
Basic information
Body:

Federation Cabinet

Style of Address:
  • The Honorable Full Name
  • "Mister Secretary" (male)
  • "Madam Secretary" (female)
  • "Zha Secretary" (zhen)
  • "Sha Secretary" (shen)
  • "Cha Secretary" (chan)
  • "Tha Secretary" (thaan)
  • "Shir Secretary" (asexual)
Method of Selection:

Appointed by the President of the United Federation of Planets with approval from the Federation Council

Official Workplace:

Federation Department of Defense

Inaugural Holder:

Min glasch Noar

Formation:

12 August 2161

incumbent:

Paul Conway

Incumbent Since:

2415

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The Federation Secretary of Defense is the head of the Federation Department of Defense and the individual in the Federation government who is responsible for running the UFP's defensive forces and coordinating their activities. The Secretary of Defense is a member of the Presidential Cabinet, and has significant influence upon Federation policy.

In the 2160s, this position was known as the Federation Commissioner for Defense. The inaugural Federation Defense Commissioner was Min glasch Noar, who was forced to resign in 2163 after being compromised by the Orion Syndicate.