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Defense Information Systems Agency


The Defense Information System Agency is a combat support agency for planning, supporting, developing, fielding, and operating the command, control, communications, and information systems serving the President, Vice-President, Secretary of Defense, Joint Chiefs of Staff, and other Defense Department entities during both peace and wartime.



The Defense Intelligence Agency provides foreign military intelligence for U.S. warfighters and policymakers.

Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center Libraries


The Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center, located in Monterey, California, specializes in training and supporting linguists for the Defense Department and other federal agencies. Their Resources page offers a collection of links to materials in more than 20 languages from Amharic to Vietnamese. The resources include educational websites, online newspapers, ...

Defense Prisoner of War/Missing Personnel Office (DPMO)


This site from the Department of Defense offers several databases where one may search for information regarding those that did not return from the Korean War. The Personnel Missing-Korea (PMKOR) database is a comprehensive listing of individuals still unaccounted for after Operation Little Switch and Operation Big Switch (which returned live Americans held by the North Koreans), and Opera ...

Category:Korean War


The Defense Prisoner of War/Missing Personnel Office (DPMO) is "responsible for oversight of policies on the rescue of Americans who are isolated, captured, detained, or otherwise missing in a hostile environment and the recovery and identification of the remains of those who never returned from foreign battlefields."

DPMO's Vietnam-related resources include Fact Sheets, as well as:

Defense Technical Information Center (DTIC)


The Defense Technical Information Center (DTIC) serves the Department of Defense (DoD) community as the largest central resource for DoD and government-funded scientific, technical, engineering, and business related information.

DTIC provides access to over 2 million publications covering over 250 subject areas. All visitors can search DTIC's publicly accessible collections and read or download scientific and technical informatio ...

Department of Defense


The DoD's Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Reading Room has made available online dozens of declassified documents--and thousands of pages--related to Southeast Asia and the Vietnam War. Topics are wide-ranging and documents are listed in no discernible order. Selected titles include:


The Department of Education seeks to "promote educational excellence throughout the nation." The ED site provides information on several educational initiatives as well as links to Education publications, ERIC documents, and numerous teaching resources.

  • Mississippi Profile - Find school and student characteristics as well as test scores in math, reading, writing, and science.


Statistics, grant applications, related information about Indiana can be found via the U.S. Department of Education site. See the publication NCLB MAKING A DIFFERENCE IN INDIANA.

Department of Education Office for Civil Rights


The Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights (DOE OCR) enforces federal civil rights laws that prohibit discrimination in programs or activities that receive federal financial assistance from the Department of Education. The agency resolves complaints of discrimination; they also provide technical assistance to help institutions achieve voluntary compliance with the ...

Category:Civil Rights
Department of Energy


The U.S Department of Energy (DOE) website provides access to current and historical energy information/data/statistics covering fossil fuel, nuclear, and alternative/renewable energy sources. The Agency's overarching mission is focused on five strategic goals: energy security, nuclear security, scientific discovery and innovation, environmental responsibility, and management excellence.

The DOE offers access to many of its collec ...

Department of Energy (DOE)


The mission of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is to ensure America’s security and prosperity by addressing its energy, environmental and nuclear challenges through transformative science and technology solutions.  DOE's Fossil Energy R&D Project Data Base includes information on "active research and development projects spanning a wide range of coal, petroleum and natural gas topics."  Also see the Clean Coal Research section of the site for more information on clean coal research and techn ...

Category:Air Pollution


The Department of Energy Office of Health, Safety, and Security is responsible for providing security for all DOE programs and facilities.

Department of Justice Civil Rights Division


The U.S. Department of Justice Civil Rights Division was created for the purpose of enforcing federal statutes prohibiting discrimination, and for coordinating the enforcement efforts of other federal agencies. Cases and briefs are available here, as are reports to congress, testimony, executive orders and more.


The State Department helps formulate and implement the President's foreign policy. The Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs advises the Secretary and guides the operation of the U.S. diplomatic establishment in Latin America and the Caribbean. Topics ranging from Arms Control to Women's issues are included in the Issues and Press section. Since the 1994 Summit of ...

Category:Latin America
Department of the Interior


The U.S. Department of the Interior oversees a number of agencies created to protect and provide access to our nation's natural and cultural heritage. The primary agency within this Department that offers information about national landmarks and historic sites is the National Park Service. See the link History and Culture.



This office oversees all military equal employment opportunity and affirmative employment programs. Links are provided to relevant legislation, to the military's various EEO programs, and to reports, surveys and studies on EEO issues. Note that the archives give access to more material and to statistics.

Category:Civil Rights
Design Excellence and the Arts


This site for the Design Excellence and the Arts Program is the center for the General Services Administration's advocacy of design quality and artistic expression. It establishes nationwide policies and procedures for selecting the finest and most appropriate architects and artists for GSA commissions. The program also implements rigorous review processes to produce facilities and civic artworks of outstanding quality and value. The site ...

Dietary Guidelines for Americans


The Dietary Guidelines are jointly issued and updated every 5 years by the Departments of Agriculture (USDA) and Health and Human Services (HHS). They provide authoritative advice for people two years and older about how good dietary habits can promote health and reduce risk for major chronic diseases.



U. S. Department of State
Web site provides numerous links: