the department of the U.S. federal government charged with ensuring that the military capacity of the U.S. is adequate to safeguard the national security. Abbreviation: DOD
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How to use Department of Defense in a sentence
In 2010, an internal US Department of Defense memo called Afghanistan “the Saudi Arabia of lithium,” after American geologists discovered the vast extent of the country’s mineral wealth, valued at at least $1 trillion.The Taliban now controls one of the world’s biggest lithium deposits | Tim McDonnell | August 16, 2021 | Quartz
He even trained Department of Defense employees on security and counterintelligence.Army captain who spied for Russia sentenced to 15 years in prison | Tom Jackman, Rachel Weiner | May 14, 2021 | Washington Post
The report, titled “The Military, Police, and the Rise of Terrorism in the United States,” cited a Department of Defense report sent to the House and Senate Armed Services Committees last month.
Department of Defense to resume giving the shots to military personnel after the mandatory vaccination program had been suspended.
Guests include former Department of Defense officials Chuck Hagel and Michèle Flournoy and Chicago Project on Security and Threats researchers Robert Pape and Paul Poast.
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