The Department of Defense has many components aside from the service branches. Find some of the most requested links below, or see a full list by category.
Unified Combatant Commands
The Unified Command Plan is a classified executive branch document prepared by the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staf that assigns missions; planning,
training and operational responsibilities; and geographic areas of responsibility to combatant commands. Functional cocoms operate worldwide across geographic
boundaries and provide unique capabilities to geographic combatant commands and the services, while geographic cocoms operate in clearly delineated areas of
operation and have a distinctive regional military focus. There are currently 11 cocoms:
Military service has a long tradition in the United States. You can find the websites associated with the individual service branches and their social media
View the full A-Z list of all Department of Defense and service branch websites and social media sites.