Responsibilities of Commands/Agencies
At the apex of the Defense Transportation System (DTS) is the Department of
Defense. Refer to Figure 1-1, page 1-4, to review the components of the DTS.
The Department of Defense (DOD) includes:
Office of the Secretary of Defense.
Joint Chiefs of Staff.
The Joint Staff.
DOD field activities.
Military departments and military services within those departments.
Other organizations/activities (established by law, the president of the
Secretary of Defense).
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