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Director, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs
Belfer Professor of Technology and Global Affairs


As Secretary of Defense, I devoted a large amount of my time to visiting our troops at bases around the world. These were my favorite trips because they gave me the opportunity to spend time with the most important, dynamic, and inspiring part of the United States Armed Forces: our people.


Carter, Ashton B. "No Exceptions: The Decision to Open All Military Positions to Women." December 2018.