Robert Strange McNamara
Secretary McNamara5
McNamara in U.S.D.D.
Appears in Call of Duty: Black Ops
Rank U.S. Secretary of Defense
Affiliations United States of America
Nationality American
Status Alive (as of 1963)
Birth June 9, 1916, San Francisco, California (Age 47 in U.S.D.D.)
Sex Male
Hair Black
Race Caucasian
Timeline Black Ops Timeline
Voice Actor Robert Picardo

Robert Strange McNamara is a character in Call of Duty: Black Ops. McNamara is the Secretary of Defense, serving under President John F. Kennedy.

McNamara appears once during the campaign. He is also addressed in numerous Intel reports alongside other government officials.


In 1963, he is seen in the mission "U.S.D.D." and joins Alex Mason and Jason Hudson and escorts them to the Pentagon and through it until they reach the DEFCON level, where before meeting John F. Kennedy, Hudson leaves, and after a brief conversation with the President, he is not seen again.