If retired Gen. James Mattis is confirmed as President-elect Donald Trump’s first secretary of defense, he will take over arguably the largest bureaucracy in the world.
The question is: Who becomes his right-hand man?
The current holder of that role, Deputy Secretary of Defense Bob Work, believes that before Trump and Mattis fill the deputy spot, they should decide what role they want the deputy to have. In a Dec. 4 interview, while returning from the Reagan National Defense Forum, Work described four general types of deputies, each defined by the relationship with their boss.
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