What is the Department of Defense?

Answer 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 h... Read More »

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What is the difference between the Department of Homeland Security and the Department of Defense?

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 ... Read More »

What Department of Defense department buys the military boots?

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What was the tension between the State Department and Defense Department on the development of the cold war policy since 1877?

The Cabinet includes the Vice President and the heads of 15 executive departments - the Secretaries of Agriculture, Commerce, Defense, Education, Energy, Health and Human Services, Homeland Securit... Read More »

Is the Defense Threat Reduction Agency part of the defense department?