New Officials Sworn-in at Department of Defense

U.S. Department of Defense

The following individuals were sworn-in virtually or in-person today at the Pentagon:

• Adil Ahmed, Attorney Advisor, Office of the General Counsel, Department of the Army

• Terry Adirim, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs

• Scott Arceneaux, Special Assistant for White House Liaison Office

• Patricia Barron, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Military Community and Family Policy, Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness

• Susanna Blume, performing the duties of Director, Cost Assessment and Program Evaluation

• Tanya Bradsher, Senior Director for Partnerships and Global Engagement

• Melissa Dalton, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Strategy, Plans and Capabilities

• Morgan Dwyer, Senior Advisor to the Under Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering

• Beth Foster, Senior Advisor, Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness

• Beth George, Principal Deputy General Counsel

• Ozge Guzelsu, Deputy General Counsel (Legislation)

• Storm Horncastle, Residential Manager and Social Secretary of the Vice President

• Brian Katz, Special Assistant to the Under Secretary of Defense (Intelligence & Security)

• Jongsun Kim, Deputy Comptroller for Budget and Appropriations Affairs, Office of the Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller)

• John Kirby, Assistant to the Secretary of Defense for Public Affairs

• Kelly Magsamen, Chief of Staff to the Secretary of Defense

• Christopher Maier, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Special Operations / Low Intensity Conflict

• Farouk Ophaso, Senior Advisor, Office of the Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller)

• Ely Ratner, Special Assistant to the Secretary of Defense (China)

• Eric Ridge, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Strategy and Force Development

• Max Rose, Special Assistant to the Secretary of Defense (Senior Advisor, COVID-19)

• Tommy Ross, Chief of Staff to the Secretary of the Navy, Department of the Navy

• Leonor Tomero, Deputy Assistant Director for Nuclear and Missile Defense Programs

• Veronica Valdez, Special Assistant to the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Indo-Pacific Security Affairs

• Matthew Williams, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Senate Affairs

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