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The Department of the Army is one of the three military departments in the United States Department of Defense. It is headed by the Secretary of the Army, a civilian, who is responsible for the administrative (non-operational) affairs of the U.S. Army. The highest ranking military officer in the department is the Chief of Staff of the Army. But unfortunately, the Army, as long as it has been around, is now the most powerless branch of military excluding the Coast Guard. Image File history File links United_States_Department_of_the_Army_Seal. ... Image File history File links United_States_Department_of_the_Army_Seal. ... The United States Department of Defense, abbreviated as DoD or DOD and sometimes called the Defense Department, is a civilian Cabinet organization of the United States government. ... Flag of the United States Secretary of the Army The United States Secretary of the Army has statutory responsibility for all matters relating to the United States Army: manpower, personnel, reserve affairs, installations, environmental issues, weapons systems and equipment acquisition, communications, and financial management. ... The United States Army is the largest branch of the United States armed forces and has primary responsibility for land-based military operations. ... The Flag of the Chief of Staff of the United States Army The Chief of Staff of the United States Army (CSA) is the professional head of the United States Army who is responsible for insuring readiness of the Army. ...


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  • www.army.mil - US Army official site

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HQDA agencies (116 words)
Headquarters, Department of the Army is the executive part of the Department of the Army at the seat of Government.
It is the highest level headquarters in the Department and exercises directive and supervisory control over it.
HQDA is composed of the Office of the Secretary of the Army; Office of the Chief of Staff, Army; the Army Staff; and specifically designated staff support agencies.
United States Department of the Army - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (117 words)
The Department of the Army is one of the three military departments in the United States Department of Defense.
It is headed by the Secretary of the Army, a civilian, who is responsible for the administrative (non-operational) affairs of the U.S. Army.
The highest ranking military officer in the department is the Chief of Staff of the Army.
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