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WWS "Privatization of National Security" series to feature Secy. of Defense advisor, Motsek, Nov. 6

Nov 6, 2007 (All day)
Robertson Hall
Bowl 016
Open to the Public

Gary Motsek, U.S. Assistant Deputy Under Secretary of Defense, will present a public lecture titled, "Contractors On The Battlefield," at 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, November 6, in Bowl 016, Robertson Hall on the Princeton University campus.

Motsek serves as the principal advisor to the Office of Secretary of Defense leadership on policy. He also provides program support to the Geographic Combatant Commands and ensures continued actions to promote military effectiveness, efficiency, economy, and standardization. In addition, he is charged with developing and maintaining a comprehensive policy framework and program support governing logistical and support operations, including combat, humanitarian, and disaster relief.

Motsek has been the recipient of numerous awards including the Meritorious Civilian Service Medal, Legion of Merit; the Defense Meritorious Service Medal; the Meritorious Service Medal; the Joint Services Commendation Medal, Army Commendation Medal; the Army Superior Unit Award; the National Defense Service Medal; the Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon; and JCSID Badge, Ehrenkreuz (Cross of Honor) from the Federal Republic of Germany.

His military schooling includes the Defense Acquisition University (2005); the Army War College, (1997); Armed Forces Staff College, (1988); and Command and General Staff College (1984).

Motsek did his undergraduate work at Syracuse University where he was an ROTC distinguished military graduate, and received his Masters Degree from Troy State University.

This event is sponsored by the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs. It is part of the series, "The Privatization of National Security" and is free and open to the public.

Gary Motsek, U.S. Assistant Deputy Under Secretary of Defense