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Encyclopedia > Defense Policy Board Advisory Committee

The Defense Policy Board Advisory Committee (DPBAC or DPB) is a federal advisory committee to the United States Department of Defense. Their charter is available on line through the Director of the Office of Administration and Management of the Department of Defense. The committee type is discretionary. The United States Department of Defense, abbreviated DoD or DOD and sometimes called the Defense Department, is a civilian Cabinet organization of the United States government. ...


Richard Perle was the chairman of the committee during the initial years of the George W. Bush administration. Richard Perle Richard Norman Perle (born September 16, 1941 in New York City) is an American neoconservative political advisor who served the Reagan administration as an assistant Secretary of Defense and served on the Defense Policy Board Advisory Committee from 1987 to 2004. ... Order: 43rd President Vice President: Dick Cheney Term of office: January 20, 2001 – present Preceded by: Bill Clinton Succeeded by: Incumbent Date of birth: July 6, 1946 Place of birth: New Haven, Connecticut First Lady: Laura Welch Bush Political party: Republican George Walker Bush (born July 6, 1946) is the...


Excerpt of Objectives and Scope of Activities from charter:


1. The Defense Policy Board will serve the public interest by providing the Secretary of Defense, Deputy Secretary and Under Secretary for Policy with independent, informed advice and opinion concerning major matters of defense policy. It will focus upon long-term, enduring issues central to strategic planning for the Department of Defense and will be responsible for research and analysis of topics, long or short range, addressed to it by the Secretary of Defense, Deputy Secretary and Under Secretary for Policy. The United States Secretary of Defense is the head of the United States Department of Defense, concerned with the armed services and The Secretary is a member of the Presidents Cabinet. ...


Announcements for upcoming meetings of the DPBAC are published in the Federal Register. The Federal Register contains most routine publications and public notices of United States government agencies. ...


External links and references

  • DPB charter (pdf) (http://www.odam.osd.mil/omp/pdf/412.pdf)
  • definition of DoD federal advisory committee (http://www.odam.osd.mil/omp/DoD_FACA.htm)
  • Office of Administration and Management of the Department of Defense (http://www.odam.osd.mil/)
  • Federal Register (http://www.ed.gov/legislation/FedRegister/)

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Defense Policy Board Advisory Committee - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (207 words)
The Defense Policy Board Advisory Committee (DPBAC or DPB) is a federal advisory committee to the United States Department of Defense.
Richard Perle was the chairman of the committee during the initial years of the George W. Bush administration.
The Defense Policy Board will serve the public interest by providing the Secretary of Defense, Deputy Secretary and Under Secretary for Policy with independent, informed advice and opinion concerning major matters of defense policy.
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