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Director Benton

Director Donald M. Benton

Senator Donald M. Benton was appointed the 13th Director of Selective Service by President Donald J. Trump on 11 April 2017. In this capacity, Senator Benton directs an independent agency of the Executive Branch to provide trained and untrained manpower to the Department of Defense when directed by the President and the United States Congress, supporting America’s all-volunteer force during a national emergency.

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Director Donald Benton