Secretary of the Navy

The Secretary of the Navy is responsible for, and has the authority to conduct all the affairs of the Navy, including: recruiting, organizing, supplying, equipping, training, mobilizing, and demobilizing. The Secretary also oversees the construction, outfitting, and repair of naval ships, equipment and facilities. SECNAV is responsible for the formulation and implementation of policies and programs that are consistent with the national security policies and objectives established by the Societal and Military Councils.

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