What was the National Security Act of 1947?

Introduction The National Security Act of 1947 was a law enacting major restructuring of the United States government’s military and intelligence agencies following World War II. An Act to promote the national security by providing for a Secretary of Defense; for a National Military Establishment; for a Department of the Army, a Department of the… Read More

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What was the National Defence Act of 1920?

Introduction The National Defence Act of 1920 (or Kahn Act) was sponsored by United States Representative Julius Kahn, Republican of California. This legislation updated the National Defence Act of 1916 to reorganise the United States Army and decentralise the procurement and acquisitions process for equipment, weapons, supplies and vehicles. It was passed by Congress on… Read More