New Under Secretary of Defense Named
Krieg Managing DoD Office of Corrosion Policy and Oversight
After being confirmed by the Senate in June 2005 as the new Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics (USD [A, T, & L]), the Honorable Kenneth J. Krieg began managing the Office of Corrosion Policy and Oversight. As the second Department of Defense (DoD) Corrosion Executive, Mr. Kreig will continue the effort spearheaded by the U.S. Congress and his predecessor, former USD (A,T, & L) Michael Wynne.
As the USD (A,T, & L), Mr. Krieg will advise Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld and his deputy on matters involving the acquisition of weapons and equipment, research and development, testing, production, logistics, installation, military construction, procurement, and environmental security. In addition, he will advise Secretary Rumsfeld on logistics policy issues.
Before he was appointed by President Bush, Mr. Krieg worked in the DoD as a special assistant to Mr. Rumsfeld and the Director for Program Analysis and Evaluation. He joined the DoD in July 2001 as Executive Secretary of the Senior Executive Council, and before that, served as Vice President and General Manager at International Paper’s Office and Consumer Papers Division. His resume includes foreign policy assignments in Washington, DC and positions at the White House, the National Security Council Staff, and the Office of the Secretary of Defense.