Executive Agent
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Executive Agent

A term used to indicate a delegation of authority by the Secretary of Defense or Deputy Secretary of Defense to a subordinate to act on behalf of the Secretary of Defense. Also called EA.

Executive Agent

A term used to indicate a delegation of authority by the Secretary of Defense to a subordinate to act on the Secretary's behalf. Designation as executive agent, in and of itself, confers no authority. The exact nature and scope of the authority delegated must be stated in the document designating the executive agent. An executive agent may be limited to providing only administration and support or coordinating common functions, or it may be delegated authority, direction, and control over specified resources for specified purposes.

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Executive Agent has been defined 2 different ways in documents like Department of Defense Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms, CI Glossary.

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