Robert O. Work

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BornRobert Orton Work
Charlotte, North Carolina
Alma materUniversity of Illinois, Naval Postgraduate School, Johns Hopkins University

[[|x22px|link=United States Deputy Secretary of Defense]] United States Deputy Secretary of Defense

In office
May 1, 2014 - July 14, 2017
BossAshton Carter, James Mattis

[[|x22px|link=United States Under Secretary of the Navy]] United States Under Secretary of the Navy

In office
May 19, 2009 - March 22, 2013
BossRay Mabus
Preceded byDionel M. Aviles

Robert Work, as United States Deputy Secretary of Defense, ordered a 2015 report into Pentagon spending. Entitled “Transforming DoD’s Core Business Processes for Revolutionary Change” it revealed $125 billion in "wasteful" spending. It emerged in December 2016 after being initially suppressed.[1]


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