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  HQDA agencies
Headquarters, Department of the Army is the executive part of the Department of the Army at the seat of Government.
It is the highest level headquarters in the Department and exercises directive and supervisory control over it.
HQDA is composed of the Office of the Secretary of the Army; Office of the Chief of Staff, Army; the Army Staff; and specifically designated staff support agencies.
www.hqda.army.mil   (116 words)

  
  United States Department of the Army - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Department of the Army is one of the three military departments in the United States Department of Defense.
It is headed by the Secretary of the Army, a civilian, who is responsible for the administrative (non-operational) affairs of the U.S. Army.
The highest ranking military officer in the department is the Chief of Staff of the Army.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/United_States_Department_of_the_Army   (117 words)

  
 Encyclopedia :: encyclopedia : United States Army   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-26)
The Continental Army was formed on June 14, 1775, before the establishment of the United States, to meet the demands of the American Revolutionary War.
The Army of the United States was re-established for the Korean War and Vietnam War and was demobilized upon the suspension of the draft.
The civilian executive is the Secretary of the Army who heads the United States Department of the Army, formerly called the Secretary of War who headed the United States Department of War or the War Office for short, at the founding of the Republic.
www.hallencyclopedia.com /United_States_Army   (2642 words)

  
 United States Department of Defense - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The United States Department of Defense, abbreviated as DoD or DOD and usually called the Defense Department, is a civilian Cabinet organization of the United States government.
The Department of Defense controls the U.S. military and is headquartered at The Pentagon.
Military badges of the United States Department of Defense
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/United_States_Department_of_Defense   (318 words)

  
 United States War Department Encyclopedia Article @ Merica.com (America)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-26)
The United States Department of War was the department of the United States government's executive branch responsible for the operation and maintenance of land (and later air) forces from 1789 until 18 September 1947, when it became part of the National Military Establishment, renamed on 10 August 1949 as the Department of Defense.
Upon becoming a part of the National Military Establishment, the War Department was renamed the Department of the Army and became one of the three military departments of the Federal government.
The Phrygian cap (often called the Cap of Liberty) supported on the point of an unsheathed sword and the motto "This We’ll Defend" on a scroll held by the rattlesnake is a symbol depicted on some American colonial flags and signifies the Army’s constant readiness to defend and preserve the United States.
www.merica.com /encyclopedia/United_States_War_Department   (693 words)

  
 HighBeam Encyclopedia - Army, United States Department of the   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-26)
ARMY, UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF THE [Army, United States Department of the] see Defense, United States Department of.
United States Charges Federal Employee With Defrauding The Departments of The Army and Education, Reports U.S. Attorney.
The State Department has threatened to strip a retired U.S. Army colonel of his...
www.encyclopedia.com /html/X/X-Army-USD.asp   (276 words)

  
 United States Department of Defense
Defense, United States Department of, executive department of the federal government charged with coordinating and supervising all agencies and functions of the government relating directly to national security and military affairs.
United States Department of Defense: Creation - Creation The Dept. of Defense was created by the National Security Act of 1947 by combining the...
United States Department of Defense: History - History The new defense establishment received its first test in the Korean War.
www.infoplease.com /ce6/history/A0814964.html   (360 words)

  
 Retirement Services Mission   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-26)
Army Retirement Services, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff, G-1, Headquarters, Department of the Army (HQDA), provides information on benefits and entitlements to active duty Soldiers and families preparing for retirement and to retired Soldiers and families through Army installation Retirement Services Officers (RSO).
Army Echoes is published by the Army Retirement Services Office, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff, G-1, Headquarters Department of the Army.
The Army Soldier Life Cycle Benefits web site is designed to assist Soldiers, retired Soldiers, veterans, and all family members to better understand their pay, benefits, and entitlements by providing them with links to sites that they can use to help them individually plan for their futures.
www.armyg1.army.mil /rso/mission.asp   (761 words)

  
 CLOUDS OF WAR
The general symptoms of nerve agent exposure in order are: running nose, tightness of chest, dimness in vision and contraction of the pupils of the eye to pinpoints, difficulty in breathing, drooling and excessive sweating, nausea, vomiting, cramps, involuntary defecation and urination, twitching, jerking and staggering, headache, confusion, drowsiness, coma and convulsion.
Headquarters, Departments of the Army, the Navy, and the Air Force, Washington, DC, FM 8-285, NAVMED P-5041, AFM 160-11, Treatment of Chemical Agent Casualties and Conventional Military Chemical Injuries, Part III (February 1990), pp.
U.S. Department of the Army, Employment of Chemical and Biological Agents (FM 3-10), (March 31, 1966), par.
www.hrw.org /reports/1997/yugo1/Clouds-03.htm   (1111 words)

  
 Army Research Office
The U.S. Army Research Laboratory's Army Research Office (ARO) mission is to serve as the Army's premier extramural basic research agency in the engineering, physical, information and life sciences; developing and exploiting innovative advances to insure the Nation's technological superiority.
ARO executes its mission through conduct of an aggressive basic science research program on behalf of the Army so that cutting-edge scientific discoveries and the general store of scientific knowledge will be optimally used to develop and improve weapons systems that establish land force dominance.
Programs are formulated in consultation with the Army Research Laboratory Directorates; the Research, Development and Engineering Command's Research, Development and Engineering Centers; the Army Medical Research and Materiel Command; the Army Corps of Engineers; and the Army Research Institute for the Behavioral and Social Sciences.
www.aro.army.mil   (378 words)

  
 101st Airborne Division, Unit Decorations
These units distinguished themselves in combat against powerful and aggressive enemy forces composed of elements of eight German divisions during the period from 18 to 27 December 1944 by extraordinary heroism and gallantry in defense of the key communications center of Bastogne, Belgium.
During the period 10-21 May 1969 the foregoing assigned and attached units of the 3d Brigade, 101st Airborne Division distinguished themselves by extraordinary heroism in action against the enemy in the vicinity of Dong Ap Bia Mountain, A Shau Valley, Republic of Vietnam.
The 101st Airborne Division of the U.S. Army landed by parachute, seaplanes and small boats on 6 June 1944, on the seashore of France, and was one of the first units ready to attack the enemy in the campaign which later liberated Europe which was occupied by the Germans.
www.army.mil /CMH-PG/matrix/101/101-Decs.htm   (5276 words)

  
 B-307316, Department of the Army--Availability of Funds for Security Clearance Expenses, September 7, 2006
An Army captain’s costs of renouncing his Turkish citizenship in order to obtain a security clearance necessary for his assignment to the
The United States Army Center for Health Promotion and Preventive Medicine (USACHPPM or Center) has requested a decision under 31 U.S.C. sect.
We determined that the Air Force members’ state licensing and certificate fees in question were reimbursable from Air Force appropriations funds because the government was the primary beneficiary of the expenditure.
www.gao.gov /decisions/appro/307316.htm   (1817 words)

  
 GoArmy.com > Army Health Care > Overview
The Army Health Care Team is made up of six specialized corps.
There are many reasons to choose a career as a health care professional in the Army.
When you join the Army Health Care Team, you are joining one of the biggest health care networks in the world.
www.goarmy.com /amedd   (204 words)

  
 AllRefer.com - Army, United States Department of the (U.S. Government) - Encyclopedia
AllRefer.com - Army, United States Department of the (U.S. Government) - Encyclopedia
Army, United States Department of the, U.S. Government
Army, United States Department of the: see Defense, United States Department of.
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/X/X-Army-USD.html   (153 words)

  
 U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Home Page
The report is being released for a 30-day public comment period during which time the report’s authors are soliciting any additional relevant documentation that was not available to them while compiling the draft.
The HPDC is an exhaustive examination of the complex 50-year record of LP&VHPP decision-making and project implementation involving the Corps, local sponsors, government at all levels, and the courts.
The Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works, John Paul Woodley, Jr., and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Director of Civil Works, Major General Don Riley, commissioned the HPDC shortly after Hurricane Katrina struck the Gulf Coast of the United States on August 29, 2005.
www.usace.army.mil   (544 words)

  
 The United States Army Homepage
The Official Homepage of the United States Army
Junior Reserve Office Training Corps cadets from 21 Defense Department schools in Europe, participated in a Cadet Leadership Challenge at Grafenwoehr, Germany, June 17-27.
The Army is launching the Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and Mild Traumatic Brain Disorder (PTSD/MTBI) Chain Teaching program to help Soldiers and their Families identify symptoms and seek treatment for those suffering from PTSD and MTBI.
www.army.mil   (321 words)

  
 United States Department of the Army
GFEBS: the foundation for army financial management transformation: how the United States Army plans to reform its business and financial......
In the service of the United States: comparative mortality among African-American and white troops in the Union Army.
The army's empire skeptics: officers are raising serious questions about manpower, morale and technology.
www.infoplease.com /ce6/history/A0910408.html   (206 words)

  
 United States Department of the Army | TutorGig.co.uk Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-26)
Salvation Army in the United States of America
Implementation of the Asthma Practice Guideline in the Army Medical De..
Department of the Army (Know Your Government S.)
www.tutorgig.co.uk /ed/United_States_Department_of_the_Army   (295 words)

  
 EPA: Federal Register: Intergovernmental Agreement between the United States Department of the Army and the State of ...
Intergovernmental Agreement between the United States Department of the Army and the State of Florida Establishing Interim Targets for the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan
In considering the interim targets, the Secretary of the Army and the Governor of the State of Florida are required to consider the technical recommendations of RECOVER and any modifications to those recommendations by the Corps of Engineers or the South Florida Water Management District.
The Programmatic Regulations require that the Secretary of the Army afford the public an opportunity to comment on the proposed Interim Targets Agreement prior to its approval.
www.epa.gov /fedrgstr/EPA-WATER/2006/November/Day-03/w9048.htm   (469 words)

  
 2005 CIO 100 Winner - United States Department of the Army Staff's Chief Information Officer/G-6 - Editorial - CIO
Expanding the scope of its IT leader allowed the Nova Scotia Department of Justice to deal with IT solutions and privacy issues, all under the same roof.
Congratulations to United States Department of the Army Staff's Chief Information Officer/G-6, honored with the 2005 CIO 100 Award for having the drive to reach for the prize, the guts to embrace the dangers, and the discipline to create a mitigation plan and stick to it.
Washington, DC United States Department of the Army Staff's Chief Information Officer/G-6 on the web.
www2.cio.com /archive/081505/winner.cfm?id=88   (705 words)

  
 United States Army - Facts, Information, and Encyclopedia Reference article
United States Army - Facts, Information, and Encyclopedia Reference article
US Army Europe and 7th Army (USAREUR) GEN B.
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www.startsurfing.com /encyclopedia/u/n/i/United_States_Army_9bfc.html   (2631 words)

  
 Francis X. Lambert, United States Army & United States Department 0f State
Francis X. Lambert, 82, a retired Foreign Service officer and consul general who supervised preparations for the opening of the U.S. diplomatic mission in China, died of a stroke November 27, 1999 at Arlington Hospital.
He also worked on the Austrian desk of the State Department.
He served in the Army in North Africa, Italy and France during World War II.
www.arlingtoncemetery.net /flambert.htm   (416 words)

  
 U.S. Department of Defense Official Website
GIAMBASTIANI RETIREMENT CEREMONY – Secretary of Defense Robert Gates speaks during a U.S. Naval Academy ceremony for Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Adm. Edmund Giambastiani who is retiring after 37 years of commissioned service in the Navy, July 27, 2007.
WASHINGTON, July 27, 2007 – Cannons boomed, honor guards marched -- their multicolored flags rippling in the wind -- and a Macaw parrot made a surprise appearance today as defense, military and U.S. leaders gathered at the U.S. Naval Academy to honor the retiring vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.
Eight servicemembers are now speaking at events around the country as part of the Defense Department's "Why We Serve" program.
www.defenselink.mil   (344 words)

  
 Find in a Library: United States Department of the Army : Senior Executive Service.
United States Department of the Army : Senior Executive Service.
Government executives -- Handbooks, manuals, etc. -- United States
To find this item in a library, enter a postal code, state, province, or country in the field above.
worldcatlibraries.org /wcpa/ow/024ce549346ec30fa19afeb4da09e526.html   (126 words)

  
 Medical Department United States Army WWI Posters
Medical Department, United States Army U.S. Army Medical Department recruiting poster showing scenes of educational opportunities in such areas as: x-ray instruction, clerical work, instruction in pharmacy, and laboratory work.
Our historical products include reproduction civil war maps, postcards and photochroms, baseball cards, magic posters, circus posters, science fiction posters, classic art, and more.
Description: Medical Department, United States Army U.S. Army Medical Department recruiting poster showing scenes of educational opportunities in such areas as: x-ray instruction, clerical work, instruction in pharmacy, and laboratory work.
www.rainfall.com /posters/WWI/501.htm   (201 words)

  
 Financial Aide Officer Job, United States Department of the Army - Maryland | SimplyHired
Financial Aide Officer Job, United States Department of the Army - Maryland
Education Student Financial Aid Officer Join the growth at The Art Institute of Washington, a private college of creative studies in Arlington.
Injured or wounded Soldiers need immediate treatment, so when Army physicians aren't available, the Health Care Specialist is authorized to step in...
www.simplyhired.com /job-id/o5o7wx6gz2/financial-aide-jobs   (113 words)

  
 United States Department of Justice
Joseph P. Nacchio, 57, the former chief executive officer of Qwest Communications International Inc., was sentenced to 6 years in prison for insider trading, the Justice Department announced today.
Today, the Justice Department celebrated the 17th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) at an event in New Orleans, La. hosted by the Mayor’s Advisory Council for Citizens with Disabilities.
At the ADA anniversary event, Wan J. Kim, the Assistant Attorney General for the Civil Rights Division, signed a Project Civic Access (PCA) agreement with the City of New Orleans which sets out a plan to ensure equal access for people with disabilities to the city’s emergency operations and other programs, services, activities and facilities.
www.usdoj.gov   (417 words)

  
 Association of the United States Army: Department of Defense and Department of the Army Sites   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-26)
ARMY MagazineThe Green BookAUSA NewsILW PublicationsBooksNCO UpdateLegislative NewsletterIndustry Affairs TimesTorchbearer Campaign
A nationwide program to showcase and communicate American support to the men and women of the Armed Forces.
Army Retirement Services provides information on benefits and entitlements to actaive duty Soldiers and families preparing for retirement and to retired Soldiers and families.
www.ausa.org /WEBpub/DeptFamilyPrograms.nsf/f648fda2bc517af285256fdb005fc32a/0a2979fdcf6df5b585257020004fb1a5?OpenDocument   (258 words)

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