U.S. Department of Defense

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U.S. Department of Defense

A department in the United States charged with supervising the military and conducting war. It oversees military training and education and advises the president on military policy. It was established in 1947, but traces its origins to the Department of War and the Department of the Navy, both created in the late 1700s.
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And that, says Rifkin, points to one major benefit of the new DOD agreement: It will dramatically enrich the data base in this area.
Air Force units in-theater with similar missions, requisitions from those countries were upgraded automatically within the DoD data systems.
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The DoD recently designated the US Navy's Crane, IN, branch as its PCB Executive Agent in charge of strengthening national defense readiness.
* Defense Science and Technology Planning (DSTP), which provides the latest DoD R & D planning documents describing key technology areas and programs
They said four GSA regions were not fully complying with DOD regulations and may have violated the Antideficiency Act, the law that governs how agencies spend appropriated funds.
This made the DoD software project much more than a cathedral in style.
Before the 2002 lawsuit even arose, the DOD had proposed new legislation called the Readiness and Range Preservation Initiative (RRPI) to prevent just such lawsuits attempting to use hazardous waste laws to limit training.
DoD uniformed duty employees, qualified reserve personnel, DoD civilians, and authorized contractors use these standard identification cards to gain physical access to secure areas and logical access to the Department's computer networks.
To make certain that we accomplish these goals, certain security arrangements must be in place prior to any foreign participation in DoD programs.
We sorted the returned questionnaires according to the type of hospital (VA or DOD), and we calculated arithmetic means with standard deviations for each subgroup as well as for the total number of respondents.
Although the DoD standard includes technical requirements and capabilities for a RMA, it also includes the minimum requirements for identifying a record's metadata, so that the record can be managed effectively.