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Department of Defense Reorganization Act of 1986

The Department of Defense Psychopharmacology Demonstration Project

The Role of Procedural Justice in Public Personnel Management: Empirical Results from the Department of Defense

Exchange of Computable Patient Data between the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and the Department of Defense (DoD): Terminology Mediation Strategy

Are Gulf War Veterans Experiencing Illness due to Exposure to Smoke from Kuwaiti Oil Well Fires? Examination of Department of Defense Hospitalization Data

Clinical Outcomes of Elite Controllers, Viremic Controllers, and Long-Term Nonprogressors in the US Department of Defense HIV Natural History Study

Is Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, or Fibromyalgia Associated with Persian Gulf War Service? An Examination of Department of Defense Hospitalization Data

Retrospective Study of Urinalysis for dl-Amphetamine and dl-Methamphetamine Analysis under Current Department of Defense Guidelines

National Department of Defense Surveillance for Invasive Streptococcus pneumoniae: Antibiotic Resistance, Serotype Distribution, and Arbitrarily Primed Polymerase Chain Reaction Analyses

The Antimicrobial Resistance Monitoring and Research (ARMoR) Program: The US Department of Defense Response to Escalating Antimicrobial Resistance


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A US government department presided over by the secretary of defense, with headquarters in the Pentagon. It approved early military launches the Atlas rockets which were later adapted for use by NASA. Early astronauts were normally military pilots, and the DOD loaned NASA hundreds of officers for the Apollo project. Some space shuttle flights have been made for the DOD, with the details kept secret.

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