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Department of Defense

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The Department of Defense (DoD) is over all governmental agencies involved with national security. The US military, Homeland Security, National Security Agency, and the National Reconnaissance Office are some of the agencies under the DoD.
The Pentagon building is located in Arlington, Virginia, (just across the Potomac river from Washington DC) and covers 29 acres, with 67 acres for parking for 8,770 vehicles.
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what is the department of defense tasked to oversee
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guarding the National Security
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It was formed on August 10, 1949. That's 62 years ago at the time I'm answering this question. - 03/22/2012
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Because of the Barney's Act of Occlumency It is responsble to safe guard the National Security. =)
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The Secretary of Defense leads the department.
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The head of the Department of Defense is Defense Secretary Robert Gates (as of Januray 2011).
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The Secretary of Defense is Robert Gates.
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depends on what you are highered at, such as GS7 or GS8 I tryed looking up GS pay charts but i couldn't find any. Ask a recruiter or call up your local base and talk with the fire department, because they are the only ones with haz mat techs( at least on AF bases). Oh and usually you have to be a fi…
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ADA The "Ada" programming language, named after Ada Lovelace, who was gained fame for writing a description of what is now considered one of the first computers.
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The number of rooms in the Pentagon change with every remodeling project.The web site of the Pentagon building lists many numbers relating to the building, but does not give a count of rooms. However with some 25,000 occupants, you can expect that there are more than 1000 rooms, probably a lot more.
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This question cannot be answered without knowledge of the future.
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Department of war was its original name.
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After WW2 it was decided to rename the Department of War as "Defense" sounds less offensive than "War".
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The US Department of Defense is located in the Pentagon.
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Created in 1949, the Department of Defense was an outgrowth of the National Security Act of 1947, which had "unified" the armed services. The debate in Congress leading up to the 1947 legislation had its origins in the experiences of World War II, which, despite the overall success, had revealed num…
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No, only Congress can declare war.
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The building called the Pentagon is used as the headquarters of the US Department of Defense. Therefore it houses the Secretary of Defense, the heads of the Army, Navy and Air Force, and the numerous organizations and people needed to manage the defense establishment of the United States.
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The Department of Defense Defends the U.S. National Security, and coordinates the different military branches through the Joint Chiefs of Staff . Homeland Security protects us from terrorism, and coordinates a large number of different programs including the Secret Service, and the U.S. Coast guard…
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1400 Defense Pentagon, Washington DC, 20301-1400
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The Pentagon is located in Arlington, Virginia.
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No, only Congress can legally declare war. The last time Congress declared war was on December 8, 1941 to bring the US into WW2.
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The Department of War.
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The US Department of Defense is part of the Executive branch, answerable directly to the President of the United States.
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The National Security Act of 1947 is the law that unified the armed forces by creating the Department of Defense. The Department of Defense is a Cabinet post that assists the President of the United States in protecting the country.
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The State Department deals with diplomacy while the Department of Defense affiliated with the military.
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The DOD (Army, Air Force, Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard,) has it's own building, the Pentagon. They use the whole thing and then some.
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Robert Gates.
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1789 Aplus (nomad)
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I don't know, but would like to purchase it...there are a lot of fakes out there.
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What is now called the Department of Defense was originally named the Department of War.
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As far as civilian employees, yes. Number two is the VA 3. Homeland Security, 4 Treasury and 5 Agriculture.
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From The DOD web site DefenseLink "The mission of the Department of Defense is to provide the military forces needed to deter war and to protect the security of our country. We are war-fighters first and as such, have no peers. We engage in: - War-fighting - Humanitarian Aid - Peacekeeping - …
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Robert Gates is the Secretary of Defense.
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The Secretary of Defense, currently Robert Gates as of 5/11.
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I assume that they organise and regulate all the branches of the military.
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Robert Gates.
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Robert Gates.
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The US Department of Defense was originally called the US War Department.
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The direct roll of the United States Department of Defence (DOD) is to support and defend the Constitution of the United states.
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Department of War is used during a wartime period. It changes to Department of Defense in peace time...............
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Classified and unclassified
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James V. Forrestal was the first Secretary of Defense. Forrestal was previously the Secretary of the Navy until the Department of Defense came in to being when president Truman signed the National Security Act of 1947. On September 18, 1947, the Department of War was divided into the Department of t…
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Most executive departments, such as the Department of Defense, are headed by a secretary.
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The Secretary of Defense is Robert Gates.
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The Department of Defense is often referred to as The DOD.
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The Department of Defense website is found at http://www.defenselink.mil/
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Secretary of Defense Dr. Robert M. Gates is the current chief of the Department of Defense.
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Since 1 July 2011 Leon Panetta has been the Secretary of defense.
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A. Classified and unclassified
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Provide the military needed to deter war and Render global humanitarian assistance.
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The Department of War.
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Normally DoD police are limited to wherever they are on duty, such as the base they are working on. However, DoD police officers may also be deputized by local police agencies or possess state-issued permits and carry under that authority.
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Robert Strange (yes, that is his middle name) McNamara was the Sectretary of Defense (SecDef) for part of the the latter half of the war, 1961-1968.
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Paragraph E2.1.8 of DoDI 8500.2 states: The Department of Defense has three defined confidentiality levels: classified, sensitive, and public. Since DIACAP is based off of the requirements of DoDI 8500.2, those would be the 3 levels used for that process.
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i heard a rumor it was the head football coach of the Air Force Academy.
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Stationed there during my Navy Reserve tour, the Department of Defense (DoD) is located in the Pentagon, in Arlington, Virginia, though its mailing address is Washington, D.C. The Pentagon until this year was the largest office building in the world in terms of surface area. It is still considered…
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United States Department of Defense From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_Department_of_Defense
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In the United States the title is Secretary. Robert Michael Gates has been the U.S. Secretary of Defense since December of 2006, when he was sworn in under President George W. Bush.
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Department of Defense 5200.1-R, Information Security Program Regulation
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As of January 2011, it is Secretary of Defense Robert Gates.
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It didn't take a DOD (read rocket scientist) to figure it out. TELEVISION!
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As of January 2011, Robert M. Gates is the Secretary of Defense.
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Its a daild brief compiled by COMPILED BY THE EDITORS OF DEFENSE NEWS & MILITARY TIMES.
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public law 91-596 alson known as the occupational safety and health act, or osh act of 1970
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August 10th, 1949 (63 Years ago to be exact)
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Daniel Ellsberg. The Pentagon Papers were originally leaked to the New York Times and then to the Washongton Post and other papers.
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National Security Act
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The Department of Defence is the ARMY, NAVY, AIR FORCE and MARINESThey are doing that.
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The U.S. classification system is currently established under Executive Order 13292 and has three levels of classification - Confidential, Secret, and Top Secret. There is a designation of "unclassified" but by definition that means it is not "classified". Other markings may be added to these categ…
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He is the head of the US Dept of Defense. The primary responsibility of this position is to act as the principal defense policy advisor to the President.
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