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With Honor Action Mourns the Passing of Former U.S. Secretary of Defense Ashton B. Carter

Secretary Carter, the 25th Secretary of Defense, passed away on October 24th at the age of 68

CHARLOTTE, NC – With Honor Action mourns the passing of former U.S. Secretary of Defense Ashton B. Carter. Secretary Carter was the 25th Secretary of Defense and previously served as Deputy Secretary of Defense, Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics, and Assistant Secretary of Defense for Global Strategic Affairs. He most recently served as the Director of the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at the Harvard Kennedy School, where he was Belfer Professor of Technology and Global Affairs.

“Secretary Carter was a giant of U.S. national security and one of the leading voices for technological innovation in defense,” said Rye Barcott, Co-Founder and CEO of With Honor Action. “His legacy is the profound impact he made on American security during his decades of service and the thousands of young Americans he mentored during his time in Washington and at Harvard. Our thoughts are with his family during this difficult time.”