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DoD

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Kelly Brammer

on 26 January 2010

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Transcript of DoD

The United States Department of Defense OTHER DoD MEMBERS

DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY (DLA)
DEFENSE SECURITY SERVICE (DSS)
DEFENSE INTELLIGENCE AGENCY (DIA)
NATIONAL SECURITY AGENCY (NSA)
NATIONAL GEO-SPATIAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY (NGA)
PENTAGON FORCE PROTECTION AGENCY
DEFENSE THREAT REDUCTION





HISTORY
The current Department of Defense (DoD) formed in 1947 under President Harry Truman to replace the Department of War

National Security Act of 1947 sets up the National Military Establishment (NME), later replaced by DoD. BUDGET ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE
COMMANDER AND CHIEF
SECRETARY OF DEFENSE COMBATANT COMMANDERS FACES OF THE US MILITARY Joint Training Governance Humanitarian Aid CRITICISMS
"... In the councils of government, we must guard against the acquisition of unwarranted influence, whether sought or unsought, by the military-industrial complex. The potential for the disastrous rise of misplaced power exists and will persist. We must never let the weight of this combination endanger our liberties or democratic processes. We should take nothing for granted. Only an alert and knowledgeable citizenry can compel the proper meshing of the huge industrial and military machinery of defense with our peaceful methods and goals so that security and liberty may prosper together." PRESIDENT DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER January 17, 1961
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