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Lucian L. Niemeyer is an American consultant and government official who currently serves as Assistant Secretary of Defense for Energy, Installations and Environment.[1] He was nominated for the position by President Donald Trump in June 2017 and was confirmed by the United States Senate on August 1, 2017, by voice vote.

Lucian Niemeyer
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Assistant Secretary of Defense for Energy, Installations and Environment
Assumed office
August 2, 2017
PresidentDonald Trump
Personal details
EducationUniversity of Notre Dame
George Washington University
Naval War College
Military service
RankLieutenant Colonel

Prior to assuming his current role, Niemeyer served as president of the Niemeyer Group, where he advised public and private entities on national defense issues. He was previously a staff member of the United States Senate Committee on Armed Services, where he managed military installations, oversaw energy and environmental programs, and recommended the construction, repair, and modernization of military facilities.[2] He is a retired United States Air Force officer with fifteen years of active service and five years in the Air National Guard.[3]


  1. ^ "President Donald J. Trump Announces Intent to Nominate Personnel to Key Administration Posts". The White House. June 9, 2017. Retrieved 16 June 2017.
  2. ^ Wagner, Erich (June 14, 2017). "Appointee Watch: An FBI Director Nominee, Defense Picks and More". Government Executive. Retrieved 16 June 2017.
  3. ^ "Lucian Niemeyer". The Roosevelt Group. Retrieved 19 June 2017.

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