US Department of Defense
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Headquarters Washington, DC
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1947
Type Government
Industry Aerospace & Defense
Revenue $10+ billion (USD) per year
Competitors Unknown

No matter how you measure it, by aircraft, ships, or active-duty military personnel, the US Department of Defense (DoD) is big. Except for Social Security, the Department of Defense -- comprising the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, National Guard, Reserves, and more than a dozen defense agencies -- is the largest component of US government spending. The 2012 budget for the Department of Defense is more than $670 billion, 18% of which will be used to fund the ongoing military engagements in Afghanistan and Iraq. The DoD maintains a force of about 1.4 million active duty... More

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US Department of Defense Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel

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Interview Details – Once the basic qualifications have been met, you will be evaluated on the quality and extent of your experience, education, and training relevant to the duties of this position. The evaluation will be based on information you provide in your on-line resume, your answers to the knowledge, skills…Full Interview

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America's Top Organizations for Multicultural Business Opportunities -- Top 25 Government Agencies (#5),, 2012
Top 20 Government Employers - Readers' Choice, Equal Opportunity Publications, 2012
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