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Under Secretary of the Navy
United States
Under Secretary of the Navy
Seal of the United States Department of the Navy.svg
Seal of the Department of the Navy
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Flag of the Under Secretary of the Navy
Thomas B. Modly (cropped).jpg
Incumbent
Thomas Modly

since December 4, 2017
Department of the Navy
StyleMr. Under Secretary
The Honorable
(formal address in writing)
Reports toSecretary of the Navy
AppointerThe President
with the advice and consent of the Senate
Term lengthNo fixed term
FormationAugust 22, 1940
First holderJames Forrestal
Succession18th in SecDef succession
SalaryExecutive Schedule, level III
Websitewww.navy.mil

The Under Secretary of the Navy is the second-highest ranking civilian official in the United States Department of the Navy. The Under Secretary, called the "Under" in Pentagon slang, reports to the Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV).

List of Under Secretaries of the Navy, 1940-present

The following men and women have held the post:[1]

No. Name Assumed Office Left Office President Appointed By Secretary Served Under
1 James V. Forrestal August 22, 1940 May 16, 1944 Franklin D. Roosevelt Frank Knox
2 Ralph A. Bard June 24, 1944 June 30, 1945 James Forrestal
3 Artemus Gates July 3, 1945 December 31, 1945 Harry S. Truman
4 John L. Sullivan June 17, 1946 September 18, 1947
5 W. John Kenney September 19, 1947 September 24, 1949 John L. Sullivan
6 Dan A. Kimball May 25, 1949 July 31, 1951 Francis P. Matthews
7 Francis P. Whitehair August 7, 1951 January 29, 1953 Dan A. Kimball
8 Charles S. Thomas February 9, 1953 August 5, 1953 Dwight D. Eisenhower Robert B. Anderson
9 Thomas S. Gates Jr. October 7, 1953 April 1, 1957 Robert B. Anderson,
Charles Thomas
10 William B. Franke April 17, 1957 June 7, 1959 Thomas S. Gates Jr.
11 Fred A. Bantz June 8, 1959 January 20, 1961 William B. Franke
12 Paul B. Fay February 16, 1961 January 15, 1965 John F. Kennedy John Connally, Fred Korth,
Paul Nitze
13 Kenneth E. BeLieu February 26, 1965 July 1965 Lyndon B. Johnson Paul Nitze
14 Robert H. B. Baldwin July 2, 1965 July 31, 1967
15 Charles F. Baird August 1, 1967 January 20, 1969 Paul Robert Ignatius
16 John Warner February 11, 1969 May 4, 1972 Richard Nixon John Chafee
17 Frank P. Sanders May 5, 1972 June 29, 1973 John Warner
18 J. William Middendorf August 3, 1973 June 20, 1974
19 David S. Potter August 28, 1974 April 1, 1976 Gerald Ford J. William Middendorf
20 David R. Macdonald September 14, 1976 February 4, 1977
21 R. James Woolsey Jr. March 9, 1977 December 7, 1979 Jimmy Carter W. Graham Claytor Jr.
22 Robert J. Murray February 7, 1980 September 29, 1981 Edward Hidalgo, John Lehman
23 James F. Goodrich September 29, 1981 August 6, 1987 Ronald Reagan John Lehman
24 Henry L. Garrett III August 6, 1987 May 15, 1989 Jim Webb, William L. Ball
25 J. Daniel Howard August 7, 1989 January 20, 1993 George H. W. Bush Henry L. Garrett III, Sean O'Keefe
26 Richard J. Danzig November 29, 1993 May 30, 1997 Bill Clinton John Howard Dalton
27 Jerry MacArthur Hultin November 13, 1997 July 14, 2000 John Howard Dalton,
Richard Danzig
28 Robert B. Pirie Jr. October 12, 2000 June 6, 2001 Richard Danzig
29 Susan M. Livingstone July 26, 2001 February 28, 2003 George W. Bush Gordon R. England
30 Dionel M. Aviles October 8, 2004 Sept 27, 2006[2] Gordon R. England,
Donald C. Winter
31 Robert O. Work May 19, 2009 March 22, 2013 Barack Obama Ray Mabus
32 Janine A. Davidson March 17, 2016 January 20, 2017
- Thomas P. Dee (acting) February 17, 2017[3] December 4, 2017 Donald Trump Richard V. Spencer
33 Thomas B. Modly December 4, 2017 Incumbent

References

  1. ^ "Official U.S. Navy web page". Archived from the original on July 24, 2006. Retrieved .CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link).
  2. ^ https://www.stripes.com/news/undersecretary-of-navy-resigns-to-take-new-job-1.54765. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  3. ^ "Navy.mil Leadership Biographies". America's Navy. Retrieved 2017.

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