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  United States Department of Defense - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The United States Department of Defense, abbreviated as DoD or DOD and sometimes called the Defense Department is a civilian Cabinet organization of the United States government.
The Department of Defense is based in The Pentagon in Arlington County, Virginia outside Washington, DC, across the Potomac River.
The command structure of the Department of Defense is defined by the Goldwater-Nichols Act of 1986.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/United_States_Department_of_Defense   (910 words)

 U.S. Dept. of State FOIA Electronic Reading Room - Chile Declassification Project - DOD
DOD Chile I - Tranche I of the Chile collection was officially released to the public on June 30, 1999 and pertains to events in Chile between 1973 - 1978.
DOD Chile II - Tranche II of the Chile Collection was officially released October 8, 1999 and pertains principally to the period 1968-1972.
DOD Chile III - Tranche III of the Chile collection was officially released to the public on November 13, 2000.
foia.state.gov /SearchColls/DOD.asp   (282 words)

 Bambooweb: United States Department of Defense
The United States Department of Defense, abbreviated DoD or DOD and sometimes called the Defense Department, is a civilian Cabinet organization of the United States federal government.
The Establishment had the unfortunate acronym NME (the obvious pronunciation being "enemy"), and was renamed to the "Department of Defense" on August 10, 1949; in addition, the secretary was given greater authority over the military departments of the Army, Navy, and Air Force.
On February 22, 2002, the Department of Defense Office of the Inspector General has reported that DOD has not and will not account for $1.1 trillion of "undocumentable adjustments."
www.bambooweb.com /articles/u/n/United_States_Department_of_Defense.html   (760 words)

 Department of Defense
As a consequence, the EPA’s MR endorsed DoD 6055.9-STD, Department of Defense Explosives Safety Standards, for the storage of ammunition and explosives and set forth two approaches for the storage of ammunition and explosives determined to be WMM.
DoD's position is that these include responses to situations where military munitions that are not properly secured or under DoD control potentially threaten human health, the environment, or property.
Department of Defense Explosives Safety Board (DDESB) (DoD Directive 6055.9, DDESB and Component Explosives Safety Responsibilities, July 1996): A Joint Service board composed of a chair, voting representatives from the Services, and a permanent military and civilian Secretariat, to perform Board operational and administrative functions.
www.uscg.mil /systems/gse/munitions_policy.htm   (16965 words)

 Department of Defense - dKosopedia
The Department of Defense controls the United States armed forces and is headquartered at The Pentagon.
The Department of Defense is an global organization possessing the most advanced weapons and electronic espionage systems in the world.
The bulk of the DoD's global presence is in a peacetime stance, "treading water" in the local environment, which in turn creates reactions in the society surrounding American bases.
www.dkosopedia.com /index.php/Department_of_Defense   (567 words)

 United States Department of Defense - SourceWatch
The U.S. Department of Defense (http://www.defenselink.mil/) (DOD) is headed by Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld.
The War Department was established in 1789, and was the precursor to what is now the Department of Defense.
The Department of the Navy, and the U.S. Coast Guard, were founded in 1798.
www.sourcewatch.org /index.php?title=United_States_Department_of_Defense   (337 words)

 Military Health System - Wednesday, October 12, 2005
The Department of Defense and the Military Health System are working with our federal counterparts, state and local officials, and local citizens to bring food, clothing, shelter, and hope to the ravaged Gulf Coast region.
The Department of Defense (DoD) has extended the waiver of pharmacy copays through Sept. 30, 2005, for beneficiaries affected by Hurricane Katrina who are unable to pay it.
As recovery and relocation efforts continue in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, the Department of Defense (DoD) is embarking on an aggressive outreach to nearly 360,000 active duty military personnel, retirees and their families displaced by the storm.
www.ha.osd.mil   (958 words)

 United states department of defense 1 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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 Department of Defense (Harpers.org)
The Defense Department was said to be in favor of a massive covert operation to overthrow the Iranian government.
The North American Aerospace Defense Command admitted that in April 2001 it rejected a training scenario in which foreign terrorists were to hijack a commercial airplane and try to crash it into the Pentagon; the scenario was considered unrealistic.
It was revealed that the Defense Department, in violation of the federal Privacy Act, has been building a database of thirty million sixteen- to twenty-five-year-olds.
www.harpers.org /Pentagon.html   (3136 words)

 Department of Defense
Represent the Department of Defense on the Interagency Committee on Handicapped Employees under E.O. 11830, as amended (reference (e)), and the Council on Accessible Technology under General Services Administration Order ADM 5420.71A (reference (f)).
These Boards shall be comprised of designated SEP Managers from the DoD Components and such other individuals as may be necessary to advise and assist in EEO activities and policy development in the Department of Defense.
DoD Components are expected to accommodate an employee's religious practices unless doing so causes undue hardship on the conduct of the Component's business.
www.belvoir.army.mil /eeo/DOD1440Directive.htm   (4103 words)

 The Official Website of the Department of National Defense, Philippines
He said the JI cell in the country is called "Wakalah Hedeibiah" and is led by a certain "Mantiqui 3." Quoting Cruz’s report, Andaya said the military was able to monitor the entry routes of the JI terrorists that led to the arrest of some of its members.
The Philippine Defense Reform is the key to the improvement of these defense capabilities and competencies.
This is the Official website of the Department of National Defense located at Camp General Emilio F Aguinaldo, Quezon City, Philippines 1110.
www.dnd.gov.ph   (1975 words)

 Kipp Teague's RetroWeb - Civil Defense
The foreign and defense policies of your Government make such an attack highly un- likely, and to keep it unlikely is their most important aim.
The need for preparation-for civil defense-is likely to be with us for a long time, and we must suppress the temptation to reach out hastily for short-term solutions.
But an effective program of civil defense could save the lives of millions who would not otherwise survive.
www.retroweb.com /civildefense.html   (1083 words)

 Office of the Special Assistant for the Gulf War Illnesses   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
On September 29, 2005, the Department of Defense will begin sending letters to approximately 100,000 veterans who served in the 1991 Gulf War.
The letters are intended to provide new information to all veterans whose units may have been exposed to very low levels of chemical warfare agent resulting from the demolition of munitions at Khamisiyah.
The Department of Veterans Affairs is continuing to conduct death rate studies of all Gulf War veterans.
www.gulflink.osd.mil   (351 words)

 Defense Department Intelligence and Security Doctrine
The Department of Defense (DoD) issues a large number of Directives and Instructions.
DoD Directives are broad DoD policy documents containing what is required by legislation, the President, or the Secretary of Defense to initiate, govern, or regulate actions or conduct by the DoD Components within their specific areas of responsibilities.
DoD Instructions implement the policy, or prescribes the manner or a specific plan or action for carrying out the policy, operating a program or activity, and assigning responsibilities.
www.fas.org /irp/doddir/dod   (2583 words)

JPAS is the Department of Defense (DoD) migration system used to automate personnel security management.
In response to this threat, the Department of Defense (DoD) closed their computer network called the NIPRNET (Non-Classified Internet Protocol Routed Network) to certain kinds of computer traffic coming from the Internet.
The "Department of Defense Security Agreement"(DD Form 441), "Appendage to the Department of Defense Security Agreement"(DD Form 441-1) and the "Certificate Pertaining to Foreign Interests" (SF-328) have been revised and are to be used immediately.
www.cfisac.org /ISL/isl0201.htm   (3825 words)

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The department continuously strives to maintain its readiness to respond to the needs of the people in the event of disasters, either natural or human-caused.
, the department is prepared to provide professional personnel, quality services, and well-maintained equipment to assist during emergencies.
The State of Hawaii Department of Defense represents a varied mixture of federal, state, Active Guard/Reserve, and drill-status National Guard members.
www.dod.state.hi.us   (383 words)

 FindLaw: Federal Resources: Executive Agencies: Department of Defense
Defense Commissary Agency Responsible for providing commissaries groceries and household supplies to members of the Military Services, their families, and other authorized patrons.
Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA) Performs all contract audits for the Department of Defense, and provids accounting and financial advisory services regarding contracts and subcontracts to all Department Components responsible for procurement and contract administration.
Inspector General Serves as an independent and objective official in the Department of Defense responsible for conducting, supervising, monitoring, and initiating audits, investigations, and inspections relating to Department of Defense programs and operations.
www.findlaw.com /10fedgov/exagencies/defense   (974 words)

 US Department of State – Home Page
In response to the request of President Musharraf and the Government of Pakistan, the United States is providing an initial contribution of up to $50 million for relief and reconstruction....
The Department of Defense is also providing additional assistance and capabilities.
A reward of up to $10 million is offered for Dulmatin who is believed to be one of the masterminds in the 2002 bombings in Bali, Indonesia.
www.state.gov   (418 words)

 DefenseLINK - Official Web Site of the U.S. Department of Defense
DoD Web Sites is DefenseLINK's portal to the Department of Defense on the World Wide Web.
Read about sites for information on the selection criteria used to build these lists of sites.
Assistant Secretary of Defense for Legislative Affairs (LA)
www.dod.gov /sites/c.html   (141 words)

 U.S. Department of Defense Official Website - 10/12/2005 - Edition 4
Contact Us Army soldier gives first to a victim after a suicide bomber set off an explosion that killed 33 and injured 50 Iraqis in Tal Afar, Iraq, Oct. 11, 2005.
MACDILL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla., Oct. 12, 2005 – Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld suggested to military men and women at a town hall meeting here Oct. 11 how they might answer questions stemming from "growing confusion and some misunderstanding" about the global war on terror.
WASHINGTON, Oct. 12, 2005 – The Army was about 6,600 recruits shy of meeting its active duty enlisted recruiting goal for fiscal 2005, but a revamped recruiting system is causing the numbers to go back up, an Army Staff officer said here Oct. 11.
www.defenselink.mil   (421 words)

 ASEE - National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship - Home
The Department of Defense (DoD) is committed to increasing the number and quality of our nation's scientists and engineers.
First and foremost is the support of thousands of graduate students who are members of research teams funded through DoD contracts and grants.
The Department of Defense and its contractors are committed to providing equal educational opportunity.
www.asee.org /ndseg   (373 words)

 United States Department of Defense Office of Inspector General
Fifteen DCIS special agents were dispatched to New Orleans immediately after Hurricane Katrina struck to help provide law enforcement support to Department of Defense disaster relief operations.
September 29, 2005 – Department of Defense Acting Inspector General Thomas F. Gimble appeared before the, Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations to discuss management of the Defense Travel System.
September 28, 2005 – Department of Defense Acting Inspector General Thomas F. Gimble appeared before the House Committee on Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations to discuss DoD audit and investigative efforts regarding the Hurricane Katrina relief and recovery.
www.dodig.osd.mil   (321 words)

 Defense Technical Information Center
DTIC serves as a vital link in the transfer of information among DoD personnel, DoD contractors and potential contractors and other U.S. Government agency personnel and their contractors.
DTIC is a DoD Field Activity under the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics, reporting to the Director, Defense Research and Engineering (DDRandE).
Leverage the multi billion dollar investment in DoD scientific and technical research so that it can be used by citizens at large.
www.dtic.mil   (193 words)

 Department of Defense: SBIR/STTR/Fast Track - Main Page
SBIR Tutorial introduces you to the DoD SBIR/STTR programs and shows you step-by-step how to prepare and submit a proposal.
The Department of Defense (DoD) SBIR and STTR programs fund a billion dollars each year in early-stage RandD projects at small technology companies -- projects that serve a DoD need and have commercial applications.
If you wish to be notified via email of future DoD SBIR/STTR solicitations and events, then subscribe to our listserv.
www.acq.osd.mil /sadbu/sbir   (233 words)

 U.S. Department of Defense Press Resources
Defense Department Special Briefing on Operations in Western Iraq
DoD News Briefing, Thursday, 06 Oct 2005 - 1:00 pm
DoD News Briefing, Thursday, 29 Sep 2005 - 2:00 pm
www.defenselink.mil /news   (158 words)

 Encyclopedia article on United States Department of Defense [EncycloZine]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Encyclopedia article on United States Department of Defense [EncycloZine]
The DoD's annual budget is roughly $375 billion (~$1,300 per capita), which does not include billions more in supplemental expenditures allotted by Congress throughout the year.
Products related to United States Department of Defense: books, DVD, electronics, garden, kitchen, magazines, music, photo, posters, software, tools, toys, VHS, videogames
encyclozine.com /United_States_Department_of_Defense   (870 words)

 Welcome to the SADBU Home page
The Department of Defense has put in place a stategic plan for implementing Presidential Executive Order 13360.
For Fiscal Year 2004, the Department of Defense exceeded the 5 percent goal established in 10 U.S.C. 2323(a) for contract awards to Small Disadvantaged Businesses (SDBs).
PTACs are located in most states and are partially funded by DoD to provide small business concerns with information on how to do business with the Department of Defense.
www.acq.osd.mil /sadbu   (446 words)

 IAC : Information Analysis Centers
Your team is here – at the Information Analysis Centers (IACs) of the Department of Defense.
The new Reliability Information Analysis Center (RIAC) contract was awarded to Wyle Laboratories, Inc., 21 June 2005.
A new DoD Information Analysis Center has been established to support the DoD’s sensor communities, and is called the Military Sensing Information Center (SENSIAC).
iac.dtic.mil   (133 words)

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