3 Possible Candidates For Next Deputy Defense Secretary

Law360, New York (October 11, 2013, 8:29 PM EDT) -- Deputy Defense Secretary Ash Carter, praised in the defense industry as a brainy and capable leader, will be difficult to replace, but President Barack Obama has a few clear options who could help steer the Pentagon through a difficult time of budget uncertainty and political dysfunction. Here are three candidates who could try to fill Carter's shoes.

Frank Kendall, Undersecretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics

If Kendall is chosen, he'd follow the same path as Carter, who was promoted from undersecretary of defense for...
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