Mr. Richard O. Wightman, Jr.
Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Reserve Affairs

Richard O. Wightman, Jr. Mr. Richard (Rich) O. Wightman Jr. is the Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense (Reserve Affairs) performing the duties of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Reserve Affairs). He serves as the principal advisor to the Secretary of Defense with responsibility for policy, oversight and supervision of...



Command Sergeant Major John D. Gipe
Senior Enlisted Advisor Secretary of Defense for Reserve Affairs

Sergeant Major Mike Schultz is the tenth Senior Enlisted Advisor assigned to the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Reserve Affairs. He is responsible for advising the Assistant Secretary and staff on enlisted affairs which affect over 1.1 million military service members of the National Guard, Army Reserve, Air National Guard...



Mr. John T. Hastings
Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Reserve Affairs (Resources)

Mr. John Hastings is the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense (DASD) Reserve Affairs for Resources. In this role, he serves as the principal staff assistant and advisor to the ASD (RA) on all matters pertaining to the DoD Planning, Programming, Budgeting, and Execution System (PPBES), and to Reserve component resource management. He coordinates the overall activities of the OASD/Reserve Affairs staff in the planning, programming and budgeting processes, and interactions with the six...


Mr. Paul D. Patrick
Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense Reserve Affairs (Readiness, Training & Mobilization)

Paul D. Patrick joined the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Reserve Affairs in September 2010, following his retirement as a Major General from the US Army Reserve. He serves as the principal staff assistant and key advisor to the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Reserve Affairs with specific responsibility for exercising policy, guidance and overall supervision in the areas of Reserve Component readiness, training, operations, mobilization, force mix, capabilities, sustainability...


Mr. Ronald G. Young
Director (Family and Employer Programs and Policy)

Mr. M. Alex Baird has been the Principal Deputy Director of Family and Employer Programs and Policy (FEPP) since December 2012, and began performing the duties of the Director of FEPP in August 2014.  FEPP develops and promotes programs and policies that address all family and employer issues for members of the National Guard and Reserve...


 
Mr. Matthew P. Dubois
Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense Reserve Affairs (Materiel & Facilities)

Mr. Dubois is the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Materiel and Facilities in the Office of the Secretary of Defense for Reserve Affairs. In this role, he serves as the principal staff assistant and advisor to the ASD (RA) on all matters pertaining to the equipping and basing of the Reserve components. He is responsible for developing and exercising policy guidance and overall supervision of National Guard and Reserve...