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Support our troops. Use the U.S. Dept. of Defense Community Relations page to find links to America Supports You efforts. The National Resource Directory is an online tool for wounded, ill and injured Service Members, Veterans, their families, and those who support them.

White House page on chemical weapons use in Syria.

U.S. Dept. of Defense news. U.S. State Dept. daily press briefings.

The Defense POW/Missing Personnel Office site contains statistics and other information on the rescue of living Americans and the recovery of the remains of those who are missing in action from foreign battle fields.

Identify basic U.S. military rank insignia (all branches).

Army badges, symbols, flags, medals
Navy officer ranks and enlisted rates
Air Force symbols, badges, shields

The U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security's Ready.gov page has preparedness tips for businesses and individuals as well as links to local homeland security entities.

A link from the Georgia Office of Homeland Security contains information on how to make a suspicious activity report.

Policy and Status Report; Data

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The Quadrennial Defense Review 2010, prepared by the Secretary of Defense as required every 4 years by Congress. U.S. State Department's Quadrennial Diplomacy and Development Review, first prepared in 2010.

The National Counterintelligence Executive (NCIX) is appointed by the President to serve as head of national counterintelligence for the U.S. See  journals, fact sheets, and other materials on counterintelligence, foreign industrial espionage, and useful information on safeguarding our nation's security. Also contains a link to the CI Reader, a history of U.S. counterintelligence back to our nation's Founders.

Terrorism Information Center of the National Memorial Institute for the Prevention of Terrorism (MIPT). Funded by the US Department of Homeland Security, MIPT educates the public and carries out research for first responders on procedures and equipment. Includes a searchable library of government and thinktank documents about terrorism.

The Defense Casualty Analysis System tracks data on casualties from all conflicts. Its Timeline View provides a graphical display of the data, beginning in 1775.  

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