|Updated September 2, 2003||ABOUT THE ALMANAC|
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
Advanced Research Projects Agency
|9 Unified Combatant Commands |
U.S. European Command
|7 Field Activities |
American Forces Information Service
|Department of Defense Organizational Chart |
(March 2001) (10KB PDF file)
1.37 million Active duty forces
Base Structure Report |
(Fiscal Year 2003)
|$312 billion authorized for FY 02|
|ABOUT THE ALMANAC |
This web site provides a variety of information and statistical material about the Department of Defense - its people, organization, equipment, and funding.
The information on this site was compiled by the staff of the American Forces Information Service from various official sources within the Department of Defense. When available, we have provided links to these sources.
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Additional information categories will be added to the almanac in the near future.