D. This appendix presents a chronology of PAS-position authorizations from 1947
through May 1999. This appendix lists the dates when functional areas first
gained authorized PAS status but does not reflect the dates when functions lost
PAS-position authorizations or when functions regained PAS-position status.
The authorizations are grouped by four-year blocks that roughly match
presidential terms.1947 to 1948
Chronology of PAS Positions Assigned
to OSD Functional Areas
1949 to 1952
|1947—Supply, Logistics, and Installations|
1953 to 1956
|1949—Atomic Energy, later Nuclear, Chemical, and Biological|
|1949—International Security Policy|
1957 to 1960
|1953—Research and Development|
1961 to 1964
|1961—Civil Defense (function abolished in 1964)|
1965 to 1968
|1965—Systems Analysis, later variations of Program|
|Analysis and Evaluation|
Questia, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning. www.questia.com
Book title: Department of Defense Political Appointments:Positions and Process.
Contributors: Cheryl Y. Marcum - Author, Lauren R. Sager Weinstein - Author, Susan D. Hosek - Author, Harry J. Thie - Author.
Place of publication: Santa Monica, CA.
Publication year: 2001.
Page number: 69.
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