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Department of Defense

The mission of the Department of Defense is to provide the military forces needed to deter war and to protect the security of our country.

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The Department of Defense (DoD) provides employment opportunities for men and women who honorably served on behalf of our Nation.  As the largest Federal employer of Veterans, DoD is committed to providing Veterans with an opportunity to serve our country as a DoD civilian.

As a DoD civilian, you may have another opportunity to play a significant role in the defense of our Nation and to support our Armed Forces.  The Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines and 18 other agencies in the Department of Defense employ more than 730,000 civilian employees, of which approximately 47% are Veterans.  There are over 700 occupations that can offer Veterans diverse, challenging and rewarding careers.  Come join us. . .Continue the mission! 

Thank you for your dedicated service to our Nation.  Representatives at the DoD Components are committed to providing you with the best service possible during your job search activities.  Advisors within the DoD Components are available to guide you in your job search process, assist in completing required documentation and forms, provide advice on the application process, provide tips on how to develop your Federal resume and explain special hiring authorities, eligibility requirements, Veterans Preferences, etc.  Contact the DoD Component you are interested in for specific assistance. 

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