Weapons of Mass Destruction Myths and the Defense Department Response to WMD Events
Saturday, 08 Mar 2008 at 6:00 pm – Cardinal Room, Memorial UnionSteven Bucci is the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Homeland Defense. He oversees the policy issues involving the defense domains, National Guard operational issues, Domestic Counter Terrorism, and readiness exercises. He was the Military Assistant to the Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld and served through the 9/11 attack and the Global War on Terrorism. He led a team of twenty-five other colonels to Baghdad to directly assist the Coalition Provisional Authority leadership in the final six-month period leading to the transfer of sovereignty. Steven Bucci has earned the Defense Distinguished Service Medal. He graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point and earned an M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of South Carolina in international relations. He retired from active duty in 2005.
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