Defense / Military & National & Homeland Security Web Resources

NOTE: Please bear in mind that web sites change over time, particularly in government circles. I will attempt to keep abreast of these over time on an annual basis,

  • United States

White House – Issues – Defense

– Pentagon Digital Library

U. S. Department of Defense

– Office of the Secretary of Defense (SECDEF)

– Organization

– Defense Strategic Guidance

– Organization

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– Organization and Functions

–  Directive 5100.01 Functions and Major Components

– Support of the Headquarters of Combatant and Subordinate Unified Commands

— DoD Almanac

– DoD Websites
– News

–  Publications

–  Military Publications

– Top Issues

Defense Agencies

– Defense Acquisition University (DAU)

– Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)

– Defense Commissary Agency (DCA)

– Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA)

– Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA)

– Defense Finance and Accounting Service (DFAS)

– Defense Information Systems Agency (DSIA)

– Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA)

– Defense Logistics Agency (DLA)

– Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA)

– Defense Media Agency (DMA)

– Defense Security Service (DSS)

– Defense Technical Information Center (DTIC)

– DoD Dictionary of Miltary and Associated Terms

– CJCS Directives Electronic Library

– Joint Electronic Library

– Scientific & Technical Resources

– Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA)

– Defense Legal Services Agency (DLSA)

– Military Commissions

– Social Media Sites

Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS)

– Organization Chart

– Leadership

– Chairman (CJCS)

– Vice Chairman (VCJCS)

– Air Force Chief of Staff

– Army Chief of Staff

– Chief of Naval Operations

– Commandant of the Marine Corps

– Chief, National Guard Bureau

– External Links

– The National Defense Strategy of the USA, 2011

– Unified Combat Commands

Unified Command Plan

– U. S. Africa Command (USAFRICOM)
– About The Command

– Directorates and Staff

– Subordinate Commands

– Interagency

– U. S. Central Command (USCENTCOM)

– Areas of Responsibility Countries

– Coalition Countries

– U. S. European Command (USEUCOM)

– Command Structure

– Forces

– U. S. Army, Europe (USAEUR)

– U. S. Air Forces in Europe (USAFE)

– U. S. Marine Forces Europe (MANFOREUR)

– U. S. Naval Forces Europe (NAVEUR)

– U. S. Special Operations Command Europe (SOCEUR)

– U. S. Pacific Command (USPACOM)

– Staff Directorates

– U. S. Army, Pacific (USARPAC)

– Pacific Air Forces (PACAF)

– Marine Forces Pacific (MANFORPAC)

– U. S. Coast Guard District 14

– Pacific Fleet

– Special Operations Command Pacific (SOCPAC)

– U. S. Southern Command (USSOUTHCOM)

– Leadership/Staff

– Component Commands & Units

– U. S. Army South – About

– 12th Air Force / Air Forces South

– U. S. Naval Forces Southern Command (USNAVSO )& U. S. Fourth Fleet

– U. S. Marine Corps Forces, South (MANFORSOUTH)

– U. S. Special Operations Command South (USSOCSOUTH)

– U. S. Special Operations Command (USSOCOM)

– Joint Forces Special Operations Command (JSOC)

– Air Force Special Operations Command (AFSOC)

– Army Special Operations Command (USASOC)

– Marine Corps Forces Special Operations Command (MARFORSOC)

– Naval Special Warfare Command

– U. S. Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM)

– Leadership, Staff and Forces Structure

– Functional Components

– U. S. Cyber Command

– Joint Functional Component Command for Global Strike (JFCC-GS)

– Joint Functional Component Command for Space (JFCC-Space)

– Joint Functional Component Command for Integrated Missile Defense (JFCC-IMD)

– Joint Functional Component Command for Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (JFCC-ISR)

– USSTRATCOM Center for Combating Weapons of Mass Destruction (SCC-WMD)

– Joint Warfare Analysis Center (JWAC)

– Service Components

– Air Force Global Strike Command (AFGSC)

– Air Force Space Command (AFSC)

– U.S. Army Forces Strategic Command (ARSTRAT)

– U. S. Fleet Services Command (USFF)

– Marine Corps Forces U.S. Strategic Command (MARFORSTRAT)

– Fact Sheets

– Task Forces

– U. S. Transportation Command (USTRANSCOM)

– Commander Staff and Direct Reporting Units

– Component Commands

– Combatant Commands

– North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD)

– U. S. Northern Command (USNORTHCOM)

– U.S. Army North (USARNORTH)

– U. S. Air Forces Northern ( AFNORTH) (CONR-1AF)

– U. S. Marine Corps Forces North (USMARFORNORTH)

– U. S. Fleet Forces Command / Atlantic Fleet

– U. S. Southern Command (USSOUTHCOM)

– Component Commands & Units

– U. S. Army South (USARSOUTH)

– U. S. Air Forces Southern / 12AF

–  U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command / U.S. FOURTH Fleet

– U. S. Marine Corps Forces South (USMARFORSOUTH)

– Special Operations Command South (SOCSO)

U. S. Air Force (USAF)

– Secretary of the Air Force (SECAF)

– Chief of Staff (CSAF)

– HQ USAF/Air Staff

– Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force (CMSAF)

– Major/Component Commands

– Air Combat Command (ACC)

– Air Education and Training Command (AETC)

– Air Force Global Strike Command (AFGSC)

– Air Force Materiel Command (AFMC)

– Air Force North (AFN) (NORAD)

– Air Force Reserve Command (AFRC)

– Air Force Space Command (AFSC)

– Air Force Special Operations Command (AFSOC)

– Air Mobility Command (AMC)

– Air National Guard  (ANG)

– Pacific Air Forces (PACAF)

– U. S. Air Forces – Central (USCENTCOM) / Ninth Air Force

– U. S. Air Forces in Europe (USAFE)

– U. S. Air Force Academy

– Alphabetical Site Listing/Bases

– Fact Sheets

– Public Web Sites

– Site Map

– Social Media

U. S. Army (USA)

– Secretary of the Army (SECARMY)

– Chief of Staff (CSA)

– Sergeant Major of the Army (SMA)

– Organization

–  HQ Department of the Army Staff (HQDA)

– Staff Field Operating Agencies (FOA)

–  Army Command Structure

– Army Materiel Command (AMC)

– Army Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC)

– Forces Command (FORSCOM)

– Army Central/Third Army

– U. S. Army Africa (USARAF)

– U. S. Army in Europe (USAEUR)

– U. S. Army Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command (SDDC)

– U. S. Army North (USANORTH)

– U. S. Army Pacific (USARPAC)

– U. S. Army South (USASOUTH)

– U. S. Army Space & Missile Defense Command (SMDC) / Army Force Strategic Command (ARSTRAT)

– U. S. Army Special Operations Command (USASOC)

–  Operational Unit Diagrams

– Information

– Institution

– References

–  U. S. Army – A-Z (Site Map)

U. S. Marine Corps

– Secretary of the Navy

– Commandant of the Marine Corps

– Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps

– Headquarters, U.S. Marine Corps (HQMC)

– Key Organizations

– Training and Education Command (TECOM)

– Forces Central Command (MARCENT)

– Forces Command (MARFORCOM)

– Forces Command, Pacific (MANFORPAC)

– Forces Reserve (MANFORRES)

– Forces Special Operations Command (MARSOC)

– Forces Africa (MARFORAF) / U. S. Forces Africa

– USMC Research Library

– Marine Corps 101

– Marine Corps Unit Directory

– Information

– Site Map

U. S. Navy

– Overview

– Secretary of the Navy

– Organization

– Chief of Naval Operations (CNO)

– Organization

– Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy

– Operating Forces

– U. S. Fleet Forces Command / Atlantic Fleet

– Leadership & Staff

– Naval Air Force Atlantic

– Naval Surface Force Atlantic

– Submarine Force Atlantic

– Navy Expeditionary Combat Command (NECC)

– Naval Network Warfare Command (NETWORCOM)

– Pacific Fleet (PF) Command

– Combined Joint Operations From The Sea (CJOS)

– Naval Air Force Pacific

– Submarine Force Pacific

– Naval Surface Force Pacific

– 1st Naval Construction Division Pacific

– Navy Cyber Forces

– Military Sealift Command (MSC)

– Navy Cyber Forces

– Naval Force Central Command & Fifth Fleet

– Naval Force Europe, Africa, Southwest Asia Command

– Naval Network Warfare Command (NETWARCOM)

– Naval Special Warfare Command (NSWC)

– Navy Reserve Force Command

–  Operational Test & Evaluation Forces Command

The Shore Establishment

– Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR)

– Naval Education and Training Command (CNET)

– Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC)

– Naval Installation Command (NIC)

– Region / Installation

– Operating Forces Support

– Navy Medicine / Bureau of Medicine and Surgery (BURMED)

– Naval Meterology and Oceanography Command (CNMOC)

– Navy Personnel Command (NPC)

– Naval Safety Center (NAVSAFECEN)

– Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA)

– Naval Strike & Air Warfare Center (NSAWC)

– Naval Supply Systems (NAVSUP)

– Space & Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR)

– U. S. Naval Academy (USNA)

– U. S. Naval Observatory (USNO)

U. S. Coast Guard

Senior Coast Guard Leadership

– Commandant of the Coast Guard

– Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard

Overview Organization

Headquarters Organization

USCG Headquarters Units


– Force Readiness Command Leadership

– Units

– Atlantic Area

– Area Units

– Area Cutters

– First Division (Boston, MA)

– Units & Cutters

– Fifth Division (Portsmouth, VA)

– Staff & Units

– Cutters

– Seventh Division (Miami, FL)

– Units

– Eighth Division (New Orleans, LA)

– Units

– Ninth Division (Cleveland, OH)

– Units

– Links

– Pacific Area

– Area Units

– Area Cutters

– Eleventh Division (Alameda, CA)

– Units

– Thirteenth Division (Seattle, WA)

– Units

– Fourteenth Division (Honolulu, HI)

– Units & Cutters

– Seventeenth District (Juneau, AK)

– Units

– Site Map

National Guard Bureau
– Organization

– Air National Guard

– Units Listing

– Site Map

– Army National Guard

– State Web Sites

– Forms & Publications Library

– Links

Military Education Research Library Network (MERLN)

Military Education Resources

Legislative Entities

U. S. House of Representatives

– Armed Services Committee

– Committee on Veterans’ Affairs

– Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence

U. S. Senate

– Committee on Armed Services

– Select Committee on Intelligence

State and Local Government on the Net

– State Military & Veterans Sites

Other & International

AEI Center for Defense Studies
All Military Weapons
AOL Defense.
Association of Defense Communities
Defence Magazines & Journals
Defending Defense
Defense Daily Network
Defense Imagery
Defense Update
Department of Defence – Australia
Department of National Defence – Canada
DoD and Military Electronic Journals
Federal Ministry of Defence – Germany!ut/p/c4/04_SB8K8xLLM9MSSzPy8xBz9CP3I5EyrpHK9pNyydP1wkHxOun5kap5-QW6uIwDwHf6z/
Federation of American Scientists

– Military Analysis Network

– Assocations & Professional Societies

–  National Security Publications on the Net
–  DoctrineLINK
Foreign Military Financing
Foreign MIlitary Links
Foreign Military Training and DoD Engagements
Global Security- Defense Policy Documents

– Military Resources

Globemaster – Dictionary

– Links

– U. S. Military Aviation
HG Global Legal Resources
Institute For The Study of War
KMI Media Group Publications
Library of Congress Military History and Military Science: Libraries and Research Organizations in the U.S.

Line of Departure

Links to the World’s Armed Forces
Military Doctrine Links
Military OneSource
Military Times

– Air Force
– Army

– Marine Corps
– Navy

Ministry of Defense – Afghanistan
Ministry of Defense – France
Ministry of Defence – India
Ministry of Defense – Japan
Ministry of Defense – Pakistan
Ministry of Defence – Russian Federation
Ministry of Defense – The Netherlands
Ministry of Defence – United Kingdom
Ministry of National Defense – China
Ministry of National Defense – Korea
MIT Libraries: U. S. Military Power

National Archives

– Military Resources- Military History

l- Military Materials
NMU Olson Library – Military Science Resources
North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)
– Organization
Open Directory Project – Military
Second Line of Defense
Strategy Page
Stratfor Global Intelligence – Military
Sustaining U. S. Global Leadership: Priorities for 21st Century Defense
Tailhook Association
The Contractor’s Outpost

– Defense Magazines
The Duffel Blog
The International Institute for Strategic Studies Defence and Military Analysis
The U. S. Military Online

Top Military Websites
Top 100 Military Sites
Vanarelli – Online Resources: Selected Websites, News Sources, Blogs, and Pathfinders
War on Terror News
War Times Journal
Wikipedia- Lists of countries by military expenditure Military
– Military History Military Science Military Strategy Military Tactics Military Technology

Veterans Affairs
U. S. Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA)

– Office of the Secretary

– Executive Biographies

– Staff and Administrations

– Organization
– Organizational Briefing Book

– Advisory Committees

– Board of Veterans’ Appeals (BVA)

– National Center for Veterans Analysis and Statistics (NCVAS)

– VA Plans, Budget, and Performance

– Veterans Services

– Veterans Health Administration

– Health Care Programs

– Locations

– Veterans Benefits Administration

– Locations

– National Cemetery Administration –


– Gravesite Locator

– Veterans Canteen Services (VCS)

– Organization – Canteen Locations

– PatriotStore

– PatriotStoreDirect

– Quality of Life Programs

– Promotions and Sales Events

– VA/VCS Online Catalog

– Locations

– Regional Loan Centers

– Vet Centers

– VA Central Offices

– PTSD Program Locator

–  Substance User Disorder (SUD) Program Locator

– Interactive U. S. Map

– Facility Listing Report

– Facilities by State

–  State and Local Resources
– State/Territory Veterans Affairs Offices

– Directory of Veterans Service Organization NOTE: Removed awaiting new policies and guidance

– Publications

/- Site Map / Index

Veterans Service Organizations

Air Force Association (AFA)
American Legion
Association of the U. S. Army
Association of the U. S. Navy
Marine Corps League (MCL)
Military Officers Association of America (MOAA)
Navy League of the U. S.
The Military Coalition (TMC) Members
The National Guard Association of the U. S.

United Service Organizations (USO)
Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW)