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Frank Carlucci
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16th United States Secretary of Defense
In office
November 23, 1987 – January 20, 1989
President Ronald Reagan
Deputy William Howard Taft IV
Preceded by Caspar Weinberger
Succeeded by Dick Cheney
15th National Security Advisor
In office
December 2, 1986 – November 23, 1987
President Ronald Reagan
Deputy Peter Rodman
Preceded by John M. Poindexter
Succeeded by Colin Powell
18th Deputy Secretary of Defense
In office
February 4, 1981 – December 31, 1982
President Ronald Reagan
Preceded by W. Graham Claytor, Jr.
Succeeded by W. Paul Thayer
13th Deputy Director of the CIA
In office
February 5, 1978 – February 4, 1981
Appointed by Jimmy Carter
Preceded by John Francis Blake
Succeeded by Bobby Ray Inman
United States Ambassador to Portugal
In office
December 9, 1974 – February 5, 1978
Appointed by Gerald Ford
Preceded by Stuart Nash Scott
Succeeded by Richard J. Bloomfield
4th Director of the OEO
In office
January 1971 – December 1972
President Richard Nixon
Preceded by Donald Rumsfeld
Succeeded by Philip V. Sanchez
Personal details
Born
Frank Charles Carlucci III

October 18, 1930 (1930-10-18) (age 89)
Scranton, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Political party Republican
Alma mater Princeton University
Harvard Business School
Military service
Branch/service United States Navy
Years of service 1952-1954

Frank Charles Carlucci III (born October 18, 1930) is an American politician. He served as the United States Secretary of Defense from 1987 to 1989 in the administration of President Ronald Reagan.

Carlucci served in a variety of senior-level governmental positions, including Director of the Office of Economic Opportunity in the Richard Nixon administration, Deputy Director of the CIA in the Jimmy Carter administration, and Deputy Secretary of Defense and National Security Advisor in the Reagan administration.

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