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Title: Goldwater-Nichols Department of Defense Reorganization Act of 1986
Other Titles: Goldwater-Nichols Department of Defense Reorg Act of 1986 (P.L. 99-433)
Authors: United States Congress
Keywords: Goldwater-Nichols Department of Defense Reorganization Act of 1986
Military Advice and Command Functions
Defense Agencies and Department of Defense Field Activities
Joint Officer Personnel Policy
Military Department
Oversight of Cost Growth
Technical and Conforming Amendments
Issue Date: 1-Oct-1986
Publisher: United States Government
Citation: Unlimited Distribution
Series/Report no.: Statutes
Abstract: Goldwater-Nichols Department of Defense Reorganization Act of 1986 is to reorganize the Department of Defense and strengthen civilian authority in the Department of Defense, to improve the military advice provided to the President, the National Security Council, and the Secretary of Defense, to place clear responsibility on the commanders of the unified and specified combatant commands for the accomplishment of missions assigned to those commands and ensure that the authority of those commanders is fully commensurate with that responsibility, to increase attention to the formulation of strategy and to contingency planning, to provide for more efficient use of defense resources, to improve joint officer management policies, otherwise to enhance the effectiveness of military operations and improve the management and administration of the Department of Defense, and for other purposes.
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