Dean Winslow (born ca. 1953) is an American physician, professor of medicine at Stanford University, retired United States Air Force colonel, and was nominated by President Donald Trump to become the next Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs, but Trump withdrew the nomination in December 2017 after it was put on indefinite hold.
- I’d also like to, I may get in trouble with other members of the committee, just say how insane it is that in the United States of America a civilian can go out and buy a semiautomatic assault rifle like an AR-15.
- November 7, 2017 in his confirmation hearing before the United States Senate Committee on Armed Services (O’Brien, Conner (November 7, 2017). "Pentagon health nominee: It's 'insane' civilians can purchase assault weapons". Politico. Retrieved on August 29, 2018. ; Cohen, Zachary (November 7, 2017). "Trump DoD nominee: 'Insane' that civilians can buy assault rifles". CNN. Retrieved on August 29, 2018. ; McLaughlin, Elizabeth (November 7, 2017). "Top Trump Pentagon nominee: It's 'insane' that civilians can buy semiautomatic assault rifles". ABC News. Retrieved on August 29, 2018. ; Fallows, James (November 12, 2017). "More on the Military and Civilian History of the AR-15". The Atlantic. Retrieved on August 29, 2018. ; Winslow, Dean (December 20, 2017). "I spoke my mind on guns. Then my Senate confirmation was put on hold". The Washington Post. Retrieved on September 6, 2018. ).