John Whitley, acting Secretary of the Army

John Whitley, acting Secretary of the Army

John Whitley is the acting secretary of the Army. He was sworn in Sept. 26, 2018, as the assistant secretary of the Army (Financial Management and Comptroller). A former senior fellow at the Institute for Defense Analyses, he holds a doctorate in economics from the University of Chicago. He also served in the Army in the 2nd Ranger Battalion.