Manpower & Reserve Affairs

Manpower and Reserve Affairs directs overall policies and provides supervision of our Total Force manpower, personnel and reserve affairs.

Armed Forces Retirement Home

Eligible veterans can join this vibrant retirement community that provides exceptional residential care, extensive support services and fosters independence, vitality and wellness.

Civilian Personnel Policy

The Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Civilian Personnel Policy and the Defense Civilian Personnel Advisory Service...

Military Personnel Policy

Military Personnel Policy oversees all military personnel policies and programs and supports the services in accomplishing their assigned missions.

Military Community and Family Policy

Military Community and Family Policy provides direction and oversight of quality of life programs for the military community to ensure these programs are designed and executed to support the needs of the Total Force. 


Total Force Manpower & Resources

Total Force Manpower & Resources analyzes what the Total Force (which includes active duty, National Guard and reserve components) needs in order to react to threats in a timely and highly effective manner and plan for the future.

Reserve Integration

Reserve Integration’s mission is to ensure seamless integration of Reserve Component policy and programming across the Department of Defense.


Defense Commissary Agency

The Defense Commissary Agency operates a worldwide chain of commissaries providing groceries to military personnel, retirees and their families in a safe and secure shopping environment.

Department of Defense Education Activity

The Department of Defense Education Activity plans, directs, coordinates and manages prekindergarten through 12th grade educational programs on behalf of the Department of Defense.

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