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Government Organizations
1 - 46 of 46 government organizations
Government OrganizationHQ LocationNumber of LocationsNumber of Contracting Companies
Department of Defense HQArlington, VA80291
Defense agenciesArlington, VA78332
Marine CorpsArlington, VA2482
Joint Improvised Explosive Device Defeat Org.Arlington, VA468
NavyArlington, VA56385
ArmyArlington, VA106353
Air Force IntelligenceArlington, VA113153
Joint Chiefs of StaffArlington, VA645
Defense Intelligence AgencyArlington, VA22317
Navy IntelligenceArlington, VA31104
Air ForceArlington, VA99392
Drug Enforcement AdministrationArlington, VA9236
Transportation Security AdministrationArlington, VA1149
National Geospatial-Intelligence AgencyBethesda, MD8121
Pacific CommandCamp H.M. Smith, HI627
National Reconnaissance OfficeChantilly, VA6124
Northern CommandColorado Springs, CO1356
Army IntelligenceFort Belvoir, VA93120
National Security AgencyFt. Meade, MD19484
Director of National IntelligenceMcLean, VA11140
Central Intelligence AgencyMcLean, VA36114
Southern CommandMiami, FL929
Joint Forces CommandNorfolk, VA845
Strategic CommandOmaha, NE1499
Transportation CommandScott AFB, IL111
Africa CommandStuttgart-Moehringen, AE219
European CommandStuttgart-Vaihingen, AE211
Central CommandTampa, FL664
Special Operations CommandTampa, FL12125
Department of JusticeWashington, DC5289
State DepartmentWashington, DC9146
CongressWashington, DC10
Federal Bureau of InvestigationWashington, DC448173
Secret ServiceWashington, DC11717
States and National GuardWashington, DC33
Customs and Border ProtectionWashington, DC5656
Coast GuardWashington, DC1544
Department of Homeland Security HQWashington, DC270318
Department of EnergyWashington, DC1887
Federal Emergency Management AgencyWashington, DC2140
Immigration and Customs EnforcementWashington, DC4512
Treasury DepartmentWashington, DC690
White HouseWashington, DC226
Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and ExplosivesWashington, DC18228
Other civil departments and agenciesWashington, DC314

This project was last updated in September 2010. Data is accurate as of that date.
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The reporters

Dana Priest

Investigative reporter Dana Priest has been The Washington Post's intelligence, Pentagon and health-care reporter. She has won numerous awards, including the 2008 Pulitzer Prize for public service for "The Other Walter Reed" and the 2006 Pulitzer for beat reporting for her work on CIA secret prisons and counterterrorism operations overseas. She is author of the 2003 book, "The Mission: Waging War and Keeping Peace With America's Military, (W.W. Norton).

William M. Arkin

William M. Arkin has been a columnist and reporter with The Washington Post and since 1998. He has worked on the subject of government secrecy and national security affairs for more than 30 years. He has authored or co-authored more than a dozen books about the U.S. military and national security.

Project Credits

Stephanie Clark, Ben de la Cruz, Kat Downs, Dan Drinkard, Anne Ferguson-Rohrer, Justin Ferrell, David Finkel, Jennifer Jenkins, Robert Kaiser, Laris Karklis, Jacqueline Kazil, Lauren Keane, Todd Lindeman, Greg Manifold, Jennifer Morehead, Bonnie Jo Mount, Larry Nista, Ryan O’Neil, Sarah Sampsel, Whitney Shefte, Laura Stanton, Julie Tate, Doris Truong, Nathaniel Vaughn Kelso, Michael Williamson, Karen Yourish, Amanda Zamora.

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