RELEASE: Blunt Commends Confirmation of MSU’s David Trachtenberg as Principal Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Policy

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Roy Blunt (Mo.) released the following statement today applauding the confirmation of David Trachtenberg as Principal Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Policy.

“David Trachtenberg’s academic background and professional experience have provided him extensive knowledge on a broad range of defense policy issues,” Blunt said. “David does not just have the right credentials for this position, he has demonstrated the passion and professionalism that will make him an asset to the Department of Defense. I appreciate all of David’s great work at Missouri State University’s Defense and Strategic Studies program, and look forward to working with him in his new role.”

In addition to his years of government service at the Department of Defense and the House Armed Services Committee, Trachtenberg has been a distinguished faculty member of Missouri State University’s Defense and Strategic Studies graduate education program.

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