Metz Hands Bomb Defeat Organization Reins to Oates
By Jim Garamone
American Forces Press Service
WASHINGTON, Dec. 30, 2009 – Defeating the terrorists’ weapon of choice is and will remain a priority for the Defense Department, Deputy Defense Secretary William J. Lynn III said here today.
Deputy Defense Secretary William J. Lynn III addresses the audience during the Joint Improvised Explosive Device Defeat Organization change of directorship ceremony at the Pentagon, Dec. 30, 2009. Lynn hosted the ceremony. DoD photo by Cherie Cullen