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Ornate red and ivory wall decoration, with plaque and symbols

The Wild Blue Yonder

Posted by: Jim Martin

Sunday marked the 75th anniversary of the passage of the National Security Act of 1947, Act of July 26, 1947, ch. 343, 61 Stat. 495. The act had several major provisions including the establishment of the Department of Defense, the removal of the departments of War and of the Navy from the cabinet, and the creation …