Frank Charles Carlucci III (October 18, 1930 – June 3, 2018) was an American politician. He served as the United States Secretary of Defense from 1987 to 1989 in the administration of President Ronald Reagan.
|16th United States Secretary of Defense|
November 23, 1987 – January 20, 1989
|Preceded by||Caspar Weinberger|
|Succeeded by||Dick Cheney|
|15th United States National Security Advisor|
December 2, 1986 – November 23, 1987
|Preceded by||John Poindexter|
|Succeeded by||Colin Powell|
|18th United States Deputy Secretary of Defense|
February 4, 1981 – December 31, 1982
|Preceded by||Graham Claytor|
|Succeeded by||Paul Thayer|
|13th Deputy Director of the Central Intelligence Agency|
February 5, 1978 – February 4, 1981
|Preceded by||John Francis Blake|
|Succeeded by||Bobby Inman|
|United States Ambassador to Portugal|
January 24, 1975 – February 5, 1978
|Preceded by||Stuart Scott|
|Succeeded by||Richard Bloomfield|
|4th Director of the Office of Economic Opportunity|
January 1971 – December 1972
|Preceded by||Donald Rumsfeld|
|Succeeded by||Phillip V. Sanchez|
Frank Charles Carlucci III
October 18, 1930
Scranton, Pennsylvania, U.S.
|Died||June 3, 2018 (aged 87)|
McLean, Virginia, U.S.
|Resting place||Arlington National Cemetery|
(m. 1954; div. 1974)
Marcia Myers (m. 1976)
|Children||Three (Two with Anthony; One with Myers)|
|Education||Princeton University (AB)|
Harvard University (MBA)
|Branch/service||United States Navy|
|Years of service||1952–1954|
Carlucci served in a variety of senior-level governmental positions, including Director of the Office of Economic Opportunity in the Richard Nixon administration, Deputy Director of the CIA in the Jimmy Carter administration, and Deputy Secretary of Defense and National Security Advisor in the Reagan administration.
- Frank Carlucci III Notice
- SecDef stories - Frank C. Carlucci, Department of Defense
- Nelan, Bruce (June 4, 2018). "Frank Carlucci, defense secretary and tamer of federal bureaucracies, dies at 87". The Washington Post. Retrieved June 4, 2018.
- "Frank C. Carlucci, Diplomat and Defense Secretary to Reagan, Dies at 87". 4 June 2018. Retrieved 4 June 2018 – via NYTimes.com.