The Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness

Honorable Matthew P. Donovan

Honorable Matthew P. Donovan

The Under Secretary for Personnel and Readiness is the principal staff assistant and advisor to the Secretary of Defense for force readiness; force management; health affairs; National Guard and Reserve component affairs; education and training; and military and civilian personnel requirements and management, including equal opportunity, morale, welfare, recreation, and quality of life matters.