Christopher C. Miller

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Christopher C. Miller
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United States Secretary of Defense
Assumed office
November 9, 2020
PresidentDonald Trump
Preceded byMark Esper
Succeeded byLloyd Austin (nominee)
Director of the National Counterterrorism Center
Assumed office
August 10, 2020
Preceded byLora Shiao (acting)
Assistant Secretary of Defense for Special Operations and Low-Intensity Conflict
In office
June 19, 2020 – August 10, 2020
PresidentDonald Trump
Preceded byThomas Alexander (acting)
Succeeded byEzra Cohen-Watnick (acting)
Personal details
Born
Christopher Charles Miller

(1965-10-15) October 15, 1965 (age 56)
Platteville, Wisconsin, U.S.
Spouse(s)
Kathryn Maag (m. 1989)
Children3
EducationGeorge Washington University (BA)
National Defense University (MA)
Military service
Allegiance United States
Branch/service United States Army
Years of service1983–2014
RankColonel
Unit5th Special Forces Group
Battles/warsIraq War
War in Afghanistan

Christopher Charles Miller (born October 15, 1965)[1] is an American politician. He is the Acting United States Secretary of Defense since November 9, 2020.

Miller is the director of the National Counterterrorism Center since August 6, 2020.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Questionnaire for Completion by Presidential Nominees" (PDF). U.S. Senate Select Committee on Intelligence. United States Senate. Retrieved November 9, 2020.
  2. "Christopher Miller, Director of NCTC" (PDF). August 10, 2020.