Department of Defense (DOD)
HQ: Arlington, VA, at the Pentagon
Other locations: Installations in every state in the country and in 146 countries around the world
Subcomponents: Office of the Secretary of Defense (DOD); Defense Information Systems Agency (DOD); Defense Logistics Agency (DOD); Defense Contract Audit Agency (DOD); Department of Defense Education Activity (DOD); Washington Headquarters Services (DOD); Defense Commissary Agency (DOD); Defense Finance and Accounting Service (DOD); Defense Contract Management Agency (DOD); All Other Components (DOD)
Mission: To protect and advance the security and interests of the United States, to deter aggressors and, if deterrence fails, to defeat any adversary. ...