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Updated Dec 21, 2014
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    The hiring process is extremely lengthy. You go through a detailed background check, drug testing, a 10 year history of work, residence, ect. Prior to that you sit down with a company head hunter which has a 2 hour odd interview with you. After that, they run the check, if you pass the interview and background check you get an offer.

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US Department of Defense Awards & Accolades

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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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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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