Palo Verde Department of Defense

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US Department of Defense - Armstrong Laboratory 120 Washington Street Phoenix AZ 85004 35.6 miles from Palo Verde 602-258-1703


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About Departments of Defense

What is the difference between the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) and the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)?

Both are members of the Intelligence Community, which is comprised of sixteen different intelligence agencies. While the DIA is focused on providing intelligence related to combat related missions, the CIA is primarily designed to provide foreign intelligence to the President and cabinet.

What types of civilian jobs exist in the Department of Defense?

Civilian jobs in the Department of Defense span a vast range of fields, including engineering, science, procurement, transportation, logistics, information technology, and legal services. Some career pathways are specifically designed for students and recent graduates, including internship programs and the Presidential Management Fellows Program.

How are the Unified Commands organized?

The Unified Commands connect the President and the Secretary of Defense to the military forces. There are nine Unified Commands. Five are assigned to specific geographic regions, while four have worldwide responsibilities.