Civilian Defense

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  • Office Of Civilian Defense — (OCD)    Established by executive order in May 1941, the OCD was authorized to coordinate national civilian defense and promote civilian morale. Headed by Fiorello La Guardia, it established local civilian defense units to provide air raid… …   Historical Dictionary of the Roosevelt–Truman Era

  • Office of Civilian Defense — was a United States federal emergency war agency set up May 20, 1941 by Executive Order 8757 to co ordinate state and federal measures for protection of civilians in case of war emergency. Its two branches supervised protective functions such as… …   Wikipedia

  • Civilian-based defense — Civilian based defense, according to Professor Gene Sharp, a scholar of non violent struggle, is a “policy [in which] the whole population and the society’s institutions become the fighting forces. Their weaponry consists of a vast variety of… …   Wikipedia

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  • Civilian control of the military — is a doctrine in military and political science that places ultimate responsibility for a country s strategic decision making in the hands of the civilian political leadership, rather than professional military officers. One author, paraphrasing… …   Wikipedia

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  • Defense Commissary Agency — The Defense Commissary Agency (DeCA) is an agency of the United States Department of Defense (DoD) that operates more than 250 commissaries worldwide. American military commissaries sell groceries and household goods to active duty, Guard,… …   Wikipedia

  • Civilian Pilot Training Program — Student fliers under Civilian Pilot Training Program. Congressional Airport. Rockville, Maryland The Civilian Pilot Training Program (or CPTP) was a flight training program (1938–1944) sponsored by the United States government with the stated… …   Wikipedia

  • Civilian Irregular Defense Group program — (CIDG, pronounced sid gee ) was a program developed by the U.S. government in the Vietnam War to develop South Vietnamese irregular military units from minority populations. Contents 1 Purpose 2 History 3 See also …   Wikipedia

  • Defense Logistics Agency — crest Agency overview Formed 1961 Headquarters …   Wikipedia

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