HomeOUSDP OfficesASD for Strategy Plans and CapabilitiesStrategy and Force Development

Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Strategy and Force Development

The Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Strategy and Force Development is the principal civilian advisor to the Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Strategy, Plans and Forces (DUSD SPF) in providing long-term anticipatory and strategic perspective on security issues and drives changes to policies, strategies, processes, and capabilities to advance the nation's interest.

Mission

  • Advice to DUSD SPF on strategy development, strategic trends analysis and Defense Planning Scenario
  • Work with other regional offices in the preparation of strategies related  to key countries and ensures that Department leadership understand the implications of various external trends such as technological, demographic, and climate change on the strategic environment
  • Serve as the DoD lead for interagency strategic integration
  • Develop Defense planning scenarios and planning assumptions for a range of near-, mid-, and long term conflicts and crises
  • Engage in Bilateral Defense Consultation with foreign strategy and Policy planning counterpart

Leadership

Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Strategy and Force Development:

Daniel Green

Dr. Daniel R. Green serves as the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Strategy and Force Development. He is responsible for defense strategy, force development, and strategic analysis within the Office of the Secretary of Defense (Policy) and advises the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Strategy, Plans, and Capabilities. His office develops the National Defense Strategy, the Defense Planning Guidance, as well as various Defense Planning Scenarios. Prior to his appointment, he served as a Defense Fellow at The Washington Institute for Near East Policy. He previously served in the Office of the Secretary of Defense (Policy) in 2001-2003 and from 2008-2009.

Read Full Bio
 

Contact Information

Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Strategy and Force Development

2000 Defense Pentagon, Room 5E420
Washington DC 20032

(703) 697-4970