Eric Fanning '90 was appointed by President Obama to be the 22nd Secretary of the Army in 2016, after over 25 years of public service.
The Rockefeller Center for Public Policy and the Social Sciences and the Dickey Center for International Understanding are excited to be co-sponsoring this student lunch with Eric Fanning '90.
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Eric Fanning was the 22nd Secretary of the Army, appointed by President Obama on May 18, 2016. He is the first person to have held senior Presidential appointments in all three military departments.
As Secretary of the Army, he had statutory responsibility for all matters relating to the United States Army, its $147 billion budget, and it’s 1.4 million people: manpower, personnel, reserve affairs, installations, environmental issues, weapons systems and equipment acquisition, communications, and financial management. He was appointed Acting Secretary of the Army by President Obama in November of 2015, after having served as Acting Under Secretary of the Army (the number two civilian position in the Army) and Chief Management Officer since June 30, 2015.
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