To develop policy, resource management, planning and assume all fiscal and program evaluation responsibilities.
DOD has seventeen defense agencies, ten field activities, and nine combatant commands around the world. It also includes the Office of the Secretary of Defense and the departments of the Army, Navy, and Air Force. Learn more about the organizational structure.
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The Best Places to Work rankings measure employee satisfaction and commitment and draws on responses from nearly 421,000 federal employees across 379 federal agencies and subcomponents. In the 2016 edition, the Office of the Secretary of Defense, Joint Staff, Defense Agencies, and Department of Defense Field Activities ranked ranked 13th; the Air Force ranked 14th; the Army ranked 16th; and the Navy ranked 12th out of 18 large agencies.Learn more