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The United States is the world's largest supplier of PMCs, PSCs, and private military and security personnel. This is a list / directory of selected U.S. Government departments and sections regularly dealing with private military and private security issues, as well as global security opportunities and threats. Whenever possible, we have also selected departments or initiatives focusing on public-private security partnerships and tender and vendor opportunities.




Official US Executive Branch Websites
This page is maintained by the Library of Congress and contains Executive Branch sites only. However, they note that given the time they have available it is not always possible to keep the page totally comprehensive, particularly since agencies are often included because they requested to be listed.


The White House (En Español)
The official residence of the President of the United States - Current President: Barack Obama; the 44th President of the United State; elected 2008.
» Defense » Homeland Security
» Foreign Policy » Veterans


U.S. Department of State (DoS)
Mission Statement: The Department's mission is to shape and sustain a peaceful, prosperous, just, and democratic world and foster conditions for stability and progress for the benefit of the American people and people everywhere. This mission is shared with the USAID, ensuring we have a common path forward in partnership as we invest in the shared security and prosperity that will ultimately better prepare us for the challenges of tomorrow (Released November 2014).
» Counterterrorism » Conflict and Stabilization
» Cyber issues » Office of the Secretary of State
Directorate of Defense Trade Controls Bureau of Political-Military Affairs
U.S. Embassy in Baghdad, Iraq U.S. Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan


U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) | Previous URL
Mission Statement: The Department's mission is to provide the military forces needed to deter war and to protect the security of our country. The department's headquarters is at the Pentagon.
» Targeted Operations Against ISILTerrorists » Cyber Security
Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) » Department of Defense Websites Directory
Army Materiel Command (AMC)
Mission Statement: AMC's mission is to develop and deliver global readiness solutions to sustain Unified Land Operations, anytime, anywhere. AMC is headquartered at Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, and impacts or has a presence in all 50 states and 144 countries. Manning these organizations is a work force of more than 65,000 dedicated military and civilian employees, many with highly developed specialties in weapons development, manufacturing and logistics.
» Partnership Opportunities: Agreements between an Army facility and one or more private industry entities to perform work or utilize the Army's facilities and equipment. Office of Small Business Programs: We ensure that a fair portion of contract awards is placed with disadvantaged, women-owned, service-disabled and veteran-owned small businesses.

Law of the US pertaining the sanctioning of private military/security services is available at the LEGAL (US) page


U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
Mission Overview: The vision of homeland security is to ensure a homeland that is safe, secure, and resilient against terrorism and other hazards. There are five homeland security missions: 1) Prevent terrorism and enhancing security; 2) Secure and manage our borders; 3) Enforce and administer our immigration laws; 4) Safeguard and secure cyberspace; and 5) Ensure resilience to disasters.
» Preventing Terrorism » Law Enforcement Partnerships
» Cybersecurity » Resilience
» DHS Contract Opportunities » DHS Acquisition Policies & Regulations


Central intelligence Agency (CIA)
Mission Statement: Preempt threats and further US national security objectives by collecting intelligence that matters, producing objective all-source analysis, conducting effective covert action as directed by the President, and safeguarding the secrets that help keep our Nation safe.
Associate Director for Military Affairs (ADMA): coordinates, plans, executes and sustains worldwide activities that support CIA and Department of Defense (DoD) interaction based on priorities established by the Director of CIA to achieve National Security objectives.. National Clandestine Service (NCS) serves as the clandestine arm of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and the national authority for the coordination, de-confliction, and evaluation of clandestine operations across the Intelligence Community of the United States.


National Security Agency (NSA) | Central Security Service (CSS)
Mission Statement: The National Security Agency/Central Security Service (NSA/CSS) leads the U.S. Government in cryptology that encompasses both Signals Intelligence (SIGINT) and Information Assurance (IA) products and services, and enables Computer Network Operations (CNO) in order to gain a decision advantage for the Nation and our allies under all circumstances.P
» Doing business with NSA: NSA has developed a number of programs to facilitate business relationships and forge partnerships between industry and this Agency. These partnerships broaden collaboration with industry and business to maximize the return from technology efforts and enable NSA to stay on the cutting edge of technology.


General Services Administration (GSA)
Mission Statement: The mission of GSA is to deliver the best value in real estate, acquisition, and technology services to government and the American people.
» GSA Schedules: Via Schedules, GSA establishes long-term governmentwide contracts with commercial firms to provide access to millions of commercial products and services at volume discount pricing. » GSA eLibrary: This is the online source for the latest contract award information for GSA Schedules, Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Schedules, and Technology Contracts.


United States Agency for International Development (USAID)
Mission Statement: We partner to end extreme poverty and to promote resilient, democratic societies while advancing our security and prosperity.T
— The Office of Crisis Surge Support Staff (CS3): CS3, formerly known as the Office of Civilian Response or OCR, rapidly deploys highly qualified technical experts providing critical development skill sets in support of USAID operations worldwide. CS3 aims to meet Mission-specific staffing needs by deploying personnel knowledgeable about USAID systems and processes, helping Missions to better adjust to the rapidly changing conditions in which USAID regularly finds itself.



Office of the Special Inspector General for Iraq Reconstruction (SIGIR) | At the time of the last update it was still possible to access SIGIR's historical archive.

SIGIR, reporting to the Secretaries of State and Defense, was the successor to the Coalition Provisional Authority Office of Inspector General (CPA-IG). SIGIR was created in October 2004 by a congressional amendment to Public Law 108-106 (55KB PDF), triggered by the June 28, 2004, dissolution of the CPA. The office closed its door in October 2013.


United States Government Counterinsurgency Initiative (COIN) | [Listing kept for research purposes. The website is no longer active:]
The mission of the office was to faciliate unity of effort in COunterINsurgency (COIN) operations.



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