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Dept of Defense
Budget $651.16B
Employees 3,000,000
Year Established 1947

The Department of Defense (DoD) is concerned directly with the activities and the United States Armed Forces. The DoD provides the military personnel, arms, and civilian support staff needed defend the nation. The DoD provides training, logistics and tactical support to the military in addition to conducting research and development of the tools, equipment, technology, arms and munitions that the warfighter needs. The Department of Defense is the largest employer in the world.

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