Title: Fact of the Day
Fact: The Department of Defense (DoD) is America's oldest and largest government agency. Tracing its military roots back to pre-Revolutionary times, the DoD has grown and evolved with our nation. Today, the DoD is not only in charge of the military, but it also employs a civilian force of thousands. With over 1.4 million men and women on active duty, and 718,000 civilian personnel, the DoD is the nation's largest employer. Another 1.1 million serve in the National Guard and Reserve forces.