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Department/Agency
Creates job opportunities for people who are blind or have other significant disabilities in the manufacture and delivery of products and services to the Federal Government.
AbilityOne Commission
An independent federal agency devoted to accessibility for people with disabilities
Access Board
Funds state, territory, local, and tribal organizations to provide family assistance (welfare), child support, child care, Head Start, child welfare, and other programs relating to children and families.
Administration for Children and Families
Supports the needs of the aging and disability populations, and improves access health care and long-term services.
Administration for Community Living
Promotes self-sufficiency and cultural preservation for Native Americans by providing social and economic development opportunities through financial assistance, training, and technical assistance.
Administration for Native Americans
An independent federal agency dedicated to improving federal agency administrative processes and procedures.
Administrative Conference of the United States
Handles the nonjudicial, administrative business of the United States Courts such as maintaining statistics and managing Court budgets.
Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts
Encourages the preservation of historic properties across the nation.
Advisory Council on Historic Preservation
Provides grants to community groups and small enterprises that benefit under-served and marginalized groups in Africa.
Agency for Global Media
Supports research to improve the quality, safety, efficiency, and effectiveness of health care for all Americans.
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
The principal U.S. agency to extend assistance to countries recovering from disaster, trying to escape poverty, and engaging in democratic reforms.
Agency for International Development
Responds to, and protects people from harmful chemical exposures.
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry
Supports the fair marketing of U.S. agricultural products.
Agriculture Marketing Service
Works to find solutions to agricultural problems.
Agricultural Research Service
The main source of information and research on agriculture.
Agricultural Library
Defends the United States in the air and space.
Air Force
Performs missions and supports Air Force operations.
Air Force Reserve
Manages 24 overseas military cemeteries, and 25 memorials, monuments, and markers.
American Battle Monuments Commission
Offers opportunities for adults of all ages and backgrounds to serve through a network of partnerships with local and national nonprofit groups.
AmeriCorps
Protects and promotes U.S. agricultural health, regulates genetically engineered organisms, administers the Animal Welfare Act, and manages wildlife damage.
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
Promotes economic competition through enforcing and providing guidance on antitrust laws and principles.
Antitrust Division
Works for sustainable community and economic development in Appalachia.
Appalachian Regional Commission
Manages and maintains the U.S. Capitol, the Capitol Visitor Center, the Senate Office Buildings, the House Office Buildings, the Supreme Court Building, the Library of Congress, the U.S. Botanic Garden, and the Capitol Grounds
Architect of the Capitol
Preserves U.S. government records, manages the Presidential Libraries system, and publishes laws, regulations, Presidential, and other public documents.
Archives, National Archives and Records Administration
Develops and recommends a national Arctic research policy.
Arctic Research Commission
Gulfport and Washington are retirement centers for veterans of the U.S. military
Armed Forces Retirement Home
Serves as senior adviser to the president and the secretary of state for arms control, nonproliferation, and disarmament.
Arms Control and International Security
Organizes, trains, and equips active duty and Reserve forces to preserve the peace, security, and defense of the United States.
Army
Provides public engineering services in peace and war to strengthen national security, energize the economy, and reduce risks from disasters.
Army Corps of Engineers
Creates and delivers a reliable power supply to the Pacific Northwest.
Bonneville Power Administration
A living plant museum that educates visitors about the importance of plants to the well-being of humans, and to Earth’s fragile ecosystems.
Botanic Garden
Collects taxes and enforces regulations on alcohol, tobacco, firearms, and ammunition.
Bureau of Alcohol and Tabacco Tax and Trade
Enforces federal criminal laws regulating the firearms and explosives industries.
Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives
Provides passport services to U.S. citizens, issues Visas to enter the U.S., manages the Diversity Visa Lottery, and provides services to U.S. citizens abroad.
Bureau of Consular Affairs
Helps consumers by providing educational materials and accepting complaints.
Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection
Produces economic accounts statistics that enable government and business decision–makers, researchers, and the American public to follow and understand the performance of the Nation's economy.
Bureau of Economic Analysis
Produces United States currency notes, operates as the nation's central bank, and serves to ensure that adequate amounts of currency and coin are in circulation.
Bureau of Engraving and Printing
To enhance the quality of life, to promote economic opportunity, and to carry out the responsibility to protect and improve the trust assets of American Indians, Indian tribes, and Alaska Natives.
Bureau of Indian Affairs
Promotes the Nation’s economic development and technological advancement by ensuring an effective export control and treaty compliance system.
Bureau of Industry and Security
Works to improve working conditions, raise living standards, protect workers’ ability to exercise their rights, and address the workplace exploitation of children and other vulnerable populations.
Bureau of International Labor Affairs
Publishes information on crime, criminal offenders, victims of crime, and the operation of justice systems.
Bureau of Justice Statistics
Measures labor market activity, working conditions, and price changes in the economy.
Bureau of Labor Statistics
Manages outdoor recreation, livestock grazing, mineral development, and energy production on public lands.
Bureau of Land Management
Promotes energy independence, environmental protection, and economic development by managing offshore energy resources.
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management
Manages federal prisons, and community-based facilities that provide work and opportunities to assist offenders.
Bureau of Prisons
A provider of wholesale water and hydroelectric power in the U.S.
Bureau of Reclamation
Provides oversight and enforcement to promote safety, protect the environment, and conserve offshore resources.
Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement
Provides data about the nation's people and economy.
Bureau of the Census
Manages all federal payments and collections, and provides government-wide accounting and reporting services.
Bureau of the Fiscal Service
Collects and publishes comprehensive transportation statistics.
Bureau of Transportation Statistics
work to protect life and property, investigate criminal acts, and enforce traffic regulations on U.S. Capitol Grounds.
Capitol Police
The Center provides services to consumers and industry groups about food and cosmetics.
Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition
Works to improve the health and well-being of Americans by developing and promoting dietary guidance that links scientific research to the nutrition needs of consumers.
Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion
Offers information for children and young people with disabilities under 22 years of age.
Center for Parent Information and Resources
Collaborates to create the expertise, information, and tools that people and communities need to protect their health through health promotion, prevention of disease, injury and disability, and preparedness for new health threats.
Center for Disease Control and Prevention
Provides health coverage to more than 100 million people through Medicare, Medicaid, the Children’s Health Insurance Program, and the Health Insurance Marketplace.
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Responsible for defending and promoting U.S. interests in 20 nations in the Middle East, Central and South Asia, and the strategic waterways that surround them.
Central Command
Collects, evaluates, and disseminates vital information on economic, military, political, scientific, and other developments abroad to safeguard national security.
Central Intelligence Agency
Monitors and improves the federal acquisition system.
Chief Acquisition Officers Council
Works to improve financial management in the U.S. government. Agency Details
Chief Financial Officers Council
Works to modernize human resources systems, improve the quality of human resources information, and advises on legislation affecting human resources operations.
Chief Human Capital Officers Council
The principal interagency forum on Federal agency practices for information technology management.
Chief Information Officers Council
Appeals from lower courts of both civil and criminal trials, but do not investigate the facts of a case. Rather, the Appeals Courts investigate whether or not the law has been fairly and correctly applied by the lower courts.
Circuit Courts of Appeal
Committee that evaluates all stamp proposals.
Citizens' Stamp Advisory Committee
Responsible for enforcing federal statutes that prohibit discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, disability or national origin.
Civil Rights Division (DOJ)
This office works to ensure equal access to education, and resolve complaints of discrimination.
Civil Rights (ED)
Helps to protect you from discrimination in certain healthcare and social service programs.
Civil Rights (HHS)
Safeguards the maritime interests of the United States and the environment around the world.
Coast Guard
Advises the government on matters pertaining to the arts, and to guide the architectural development of Washington.
Commission of Fine Arts
An independent, bipartisan agency charged with monitoring federal civil rights enforcement.
Commission on Civil Rights
Reviews the facts and circumstances of violations of religious freedom internationally and to make policy recommendations to the President, the Secretary of State and Congress.
Commission on International Religious Freedom
Selects and honors the Presidential Scholars, a group of graduating high school seniors of exceptional talent and commitment to public service.
Commission on Presidental Scholars
Monitors and encourages compliance with the Helsinki Final Act and other Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe commitments.
Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe
Works on textile trade policy, and textile trade agreements.
Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements
Reviews transactions that could result in control of a U.S. business by a foreign person.
Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States
Protects the public from fraud, manipulation, and abusive practices related to the sale of commodity and financial futures and options, and to fosters open, competitive, and financially sound futures and option markets.
Commodity Futures Trading Commission
Advances the practice of community policing through sharing information and making grants to police departments in the United States.
Community Oriented Policing Services
Develops communities by promoting decent housing, suitable living environments, and expanded economic opportunities for low and moderate income people.
Community Planning and Development
Works to improve the nation's cybersecurity posture, coordinates cyber information sharing, and manages cyber risks to the nation.
Computer Emergency Readiness Team
Has 435 members, the number representing each state is determined by population.
Congress (U.S. House of Representative)
Has 100 members, 2 from each state, who are elected to serve for a term of 6 years.
Congress (U.S. Senate)
Produces independent, nonpartisan, analysis of economic and budgetary issues to support the Congressional budget process.
Congressional Budget Office
Serves the Congress throughout the legislative process by providing comprehensive and reliable legislative research and analysis that are timely, objective, authoritative, and confidential, thereby contributing to an informed national legislature.
Congressional Research Service
Protects the public from unreasonable risks of serious injury or death from thousands of types of consumer products under its jurisdiction, including products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical, or mechanical hazard or can injure children.
Consumer Product Safety Commission
Coordinates, studies the effectiveness of, and makes recommendations on juvenile crime prevention activities.
Coordinating Council on Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
Administers the national copyright system and provides advice on copyright law to congress, federal agencies, the courts and the public.
Copyright Office
Engages millions of Americans in service through its core programs: AmeriCorps, Senior Corps, and national volunteer efforts.
Corporation for National and Community Service
Gives the president advice on domestic and international economic policy.
Council on Environment Advisers
Address integrity, economy, and effectiveness issues in the federal government.
Council of the Inspectors General on Integrity and Efficiency
Coordinates federal environmental activities, and the development of environmental policy
Council on Environmental Quality
An appeals court with worldwide jurisdiction for anyone subject to the Uniform Code of Military Justice.
Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces
Hears appeals on patent and certain civil cases from courts such as the U.S. Court of International Trade and the Court of Federal Claims, among others.
Court Appeals for the Federal Circuit
Hears appeals of decisions made by the Board of Veterans Appeals
Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims
Has jurisdiction over claims seeking money judgments against the United States.
Court of Federal Claims
Resolves trade disputes by interpreting and applying customs and international trade laws.
Court of International Trade
Provides supervision of adults on parole, probation, and supervised release in the District of Columbia.
Court Services and Offender Supervision Agency for the District and Columbia
Prevents people from entering the country illegally, or bringing anything harmful or illegal into the United States.
Customs and Border Protection
Defends critical infrastructure against threats.
Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency
Collects or settles delinquent debts for the Department of Defense by former military members and civilian employees.
Debt and Claims Mangement Center
Provides ongoing technology, logistics, and acquisitions training to military personnel.
Defense Acquisition University
Serves as the central research and development organization of the Department of Defense.
Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency
Provides a worldwide network of commissaries that sell groceries and household supplies at low cost to members of the Armed Services.
Defense Commissary Agency
Audits U.S. Department of Defense contracts.
Defense Contract Audit Agency
Is responsible for contract management for the Department of Defense, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, and several other federal, state, foreign and international governments and agencies.
Defense Contract Management Agency
Oversees payments to Department of Defense servicemembers, employees, vendors and contractors.
Defense Finance and Accounting Service
Supports uniformed services health care, including the TRICARE health plan.
Defense Health Agency
Provides a global infrastructure for information sharing and communication across the Department of Defense, from the President on down.
Defense Information Systems Agency
Provides defense intelligence to war fighters, planners, and policy makers.
Defense Intelligence Agency
Provides logistical, acquisition, and technical support for the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps and other federal agencies and allies.
Defense Logistics Agency
Reviews the content and implementation of health and safety standards at Department of Energy Defense Nuclear Facilities.
Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board
Supports U.S. national security and foreign policy interests.
Defense Security Cooperation Agency
Provides security for the Department of Defense and a number of other federal agencies.
Defense Security Service
Serves the Department of Defense as a repository of government funded scientific, technical, engineering and business related information.
Defense Technical Information Center
A combat support agency whose goal is to reduce the threat posed by weapons of mass destruction.
Defense Threat Reduction Agency
The Commission has the independent legal authority to oversee and manage the Delaware River Basin.
Delaware River Basin Commission
A partnership to improve economic and community growth in eight states. Those states are Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, and Tennessee.
Delta Regional Authority
Provides critical utilities, infrastructure, and economic support throughout Alaska.
Denali Commission
Provides leadership on food, agriculture, natural resources, and related issues.
Department of Agriculture
Works with businesses, universities, communities, and the Nation’s workers to promote job creation, economic growth, sustainable development, and improved standards of living for Americans.
Department of Commerce
Provides the military forces needed to deter war, and to protect the security of the United States.
Department of Defense
Fosters educational excellence, and to ensures equal access to educational opportunity for all.
Department of Education
Manages the United States' nuclear infrastructure and administers the country's energy policy.
Department of Energy
Protects the health of all Americans and provides essential human services.
Department of Health and Human Services
Works to improve the security of the United States.
Department of Homeland Security
Administers programs that provide housing and community development assistance
Department of Housing and Urban Development
Enforces federal laws, seeks just punishment for the guilty, and ensures the fair and impartial administration of justice.
Department of Justice
Administers federal labor laws to guarantee workers' rights to fair, safe, and healthy working conditions, including minimum hourly wage and overtime pay, protection against employment discrimination, and unemployment insurance.
Department of Labor
Advises the President and leads the nation in foreign policy issues.
Department of State
Manages public lands and minerals, national parks, and wildlife refuges and upholds Federal trust responsibilities to Indian tribes and Native Alaskans.
Department of the Interior
Manages Federal finances by collecting taxes and paying bills and by managing currency, government accounts and public debt.
Department of the Treasury
Responsible for planning and coordinating federal transportation projects.
Department of Transportation
Runs programs benefiting veterans and members of their families.
Department of Veterans Affairs
Enforces the United States' controlled substance laws and regulations and aims to reduce the supply of and demand for such substances.
Drug Enforcement Administration
Provides military and civilian students education in strategy and resource management. It was formerly known as the Industrial College of the Armed Forces.
Dwight D. Eisenhower School for National Security and Resource Strategy
Provides grants to economically distressed communities to generate new employment, and stimulate industrial and commercial growth.
Economic Development Administration
Efforts to develop and implement international policies related to economic growth, energy, agriculture, the ocean, the environment, and science and technology.
Economic Growth, Energy, and the Enviornment
Provides the Department of Agriculture and the public economic information and research on food, agriculture, the environment and rural development.
Economic Research Service
Supports and coordinates the Department of Justice's efforts to combat elder abuse, neglect, and financial fraud and scams that target our nation’s seniors.
Elder Justice Initative
Supports state and local election officials in their efforts to ensure accessible, accurate. and secure elections.
Election Assistance Commission
Offers information and assistance on employer-sponsored retirement benefit and health benefit plans.
Employee Benefits Security Administration
Provides job training and help with finding jobs and careers.
Employment and Training Administration
Administers the Endangered Species Act.
Endangered Species Program
Researches, collects and disseminates information on energy topics.
Energy Information Administration
Awarded to products for the home and office that are highly energy-efficient.
Energy Star Program
Supports programs for students learning English.
English Language Acquisition Office
Protects people and the environment from significant health risks, sponsors and conducts research, and develops and enforces environmental regulations.
Environmental Protection Agency
Enforces laws that make discrimination illegal in the workplace.
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
Works with partner nations to address regional issues, and keep the peace in Europe, parts of the Middle East, and Eurasia.
European Command
Review administers the immigration court system, which decides whether an individual charged with violating immigration law should be allowed to stay in the country or not.
Executive Office for Immigration Review
Assists American businesses export their goods by providing financial assistance in the form of loans, loan guarantees and insurance.
Export-Import Bank of the United States
Enforces federal laws and establishes policies to ensure that all Americans have equal access to the housing of their choice.
Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity
An independent financial regulatory agency that oversees the various lending institutions and banks serving agricultural and rural America.
Farm Credit Administration
Ensures the payment of principal and interest on insured notes, bonds, and other obligations issued on behalf of Farm Credit System.
Farm Credit System Insurance Corporation
Supports farms and farming communities with programs including disaster relief, conservation programs, commodity price guarantee programs, and loan programs.
Farm Service Agency
Works to improve government accountability by issuing federal financial accounting and reporting standards that conform to industry best practices.
Federal Accounting Standards Advisory Board
Works to ensure that air travel is safe.
Federal Aviation Administration
Enforces federal law, and investigates a variety of criminal activity including terrorism, cybercrime, white collar crimes, public corruption, civil rights violations, and other major crimes.
Federal Bureau of Investigation
Manages federal prisons, and community-based facilities that provide work and opportunities to assist offenders.
Federal Bureau of Prisons
Regulates interstate and international communications through cable, radio, television, satellite and wire.
Federal Communications Commission
Offers consulting, executive coaching, and performance and customer satisfaction measuring services to federal agencies.
Federal Consulting Group
To serve in federal courts and help deaf people and speakers of languages other than English to communicate.
Federal Court Interpreters
Answers questions about federal deposit insurance coverage, and handles complaints and inquiries about FDIC-insured state banks which are not members of the Federal Reserve System.
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
Enforces federal campaign finance laws, including monitoring donation prohibitions, and limits and oversees public funding for presidential campaigns.
Federal Election Commission
Supports citizens and emergency personnel to build, sustain, and improve the nation's capability to prepare for, protect against, respond to, recover from, and mitigate all hazards.
Federal Emergency Management Agency
Regulates interstate transmission of electricity, natural gas, and oil, and also regulates hydropower projects and natural gas terminals.
Federal Energy Regulatroy Commission
Operate in 28 US cities and provide a forum for collaboration and information exchange between federal field agencies.
Federal Executive Boards
Is an interagency body that seeks to standardize the oversight criteria and methods of the various financial regulatory bodies.
Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council
Was created to centralize, reduce the cost of, and efficiently manage federal borrowing.
Federal Financing Bank
Is an interagency group that promotes and coordinates the production, use, and publication of geospatial data.
Federal Geographic Data Committee
Supports state and local government in the design, construction, and maintenance of the highway system.
Federal Highway Administration
Provides mortgage insurance on single-family, multifamily, manufactured home, and hospital loans made by FHA-approved lenders throughout the United States and its territories.
Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation
Provides mortgage insurance on single-family, multifamily, manufactured home, and hospital loans made by FHA-approved lenders throughout the United States and its territories.
Federal Housing Administration
Provides supervision, regulation, and housing mission oversight of Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and the Federal Home Loan Banks.
Federal Housing Financial Agency
Coordinates federal programs, policies and administrative practices that affect education.
Federal Interagency Committee on Education
A community of practice for over 100 agencies that produce and distribute official federal statistics.
Federal Interagency Council on Statistical Policy
Conducts policy research and provides continuing education resources for the judicial branch.
Federal Judical center
A quasi-judicial body that manages relations between federal agencies and employees.
Federal Labor Relations Authority
Facilitates knowledge and technology sharing across federal laboratories, and speeds the adoption of new knowledge and technologies in the wider economy by facilitating the sharing federal research with non-governmental public and private entities.
Federal Laboratory Consortium for Technology Transfer
Provides law enforcement training for 91 federal agencies, several state, local, and tribal agencies, and oversees or assists with training at several International Law Enforcement Academies.
Federal Law Enforcement Training Center
Coordinates and shares available resources to provide continuing education and training to federal library and information center employees.
Federal Library and Information Center Committee
Responsible for regulating the U.S. international ocean transportation system for the benefit of U.S. exporters, importers, and the U.S. consumer.
Federal Maritime Commission
Provides mediation and other conflict resolution services for managing and enhancing labor-management relationships.
Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service
An independent agency that administers trials and hears appeals of disputes relating directly to the Mine Safety and Health Act of 1977.
Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission
Works to prevent deaths and injuries related to commercial motor vehicles.
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration
Purchases mortgages from lending institutions in an effort to increase affordable lending activity at those institutions
Federal National Mortgage Association
A federal law enforcement agency that provides security and law enforcement services to federally owned and leased buildings.
Federal Protective Service
Creates and enforces rail safety regulations, administers rail funding, and researches rail improvement strategies and technologies.
Federal Railroad Administration
Is the central bank of the United States
Federal Reserve System
Administers the Thrift Savings Plan, a tax-deferred retirement account similar to a 401(k).
Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board
Provides more than $125 billion in federal grants, work-study, and loans for students attending career schools, community colleges, and colleges or universities.
Federal Student Aid Information Center
Works to prevent fraudulent, deceptive, and unfair business practices.
Federal Trade Commission
Seeks to improve public transportation by assisting state and local governments with planning, implementation, and financing public transportation projects.
Federal Transit Administration
Helps uniformed services and overseas voters exercise their right to vote.
Federal Voting Assistance Program
a community of practice for over 100 agencies that produce and distribute official federal statistics.
Federal Interagency Council on Statistical Policy
Part of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, works to prepare for, prevent, respond to all hazards.
Fire Administration
Works to conserve, protect and enhance fish, wildlife and plants and their habitats.
Fish and Wildlife Service
Organizes, staffs, trains, maintains, and equips Navy forces, and develops fleet readiness.
Fleet Force Command
Responsible for protecting the public health by assuring the safety, efficacy, and security of human and veterinary drugs, biological products, medical devices, our nation's food supply, cosmetics, and products that emit radiation.
Food and Drug Administration
Provides children and low-income people access to food, a healthful diet, and nutrition education.
Food and Nutrition Service
Responsible for ensuring that meat, poultry, and eggs are safe and are properly labeled and packaged.
Food Safety and Inspection Service
Helps bring U.S. agricultural products to international markets by providing resource and market intelligence assistance to exporters.
Foreign Agricultural Service
A quasi-judicial body that hears claims cases brought by U.S. nationals against foreign governments.
Foreign Claims Settlement Commission
Works to sustain the health, diversity, and productivity of the nation's forests and grasslands.
Forest Service
Responsible for research and development of programs involving coal, petroleum, and natural gas.
Fossil Energy
Manages federal property and provides contracting options for government agencies.
General Services Administration
The nation's largest water, earth, and biological science and civilian mapping agency.
Geological Survey
Gathers information to help Congress determine how effectively executive branch agencies are doing their jobs.
Government Accountability Office
A self-financing, wholly owned U.S. Government corporation within the Department of Housing and Urban Development.
Government National Mortgage Association
Publishes and distributes official government publications to Congress, federal agencies, federal depository libraries, and the public.
Government Publishing Office
Promotes fair and competitive markets for the agricultural sector.
Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration
Improves access to health care for people who are uninsured, isolated, or medically vulnerable.
Health Resources and Services Administration
Responsible for enforcing the country's labor laws, including those related to the minimum wage and employment of minors.
Hour and Wage Division
Conducts audits of the financial and administrative operations of the House of Representatives.
House Office of Inspector General
Performs administrative functions for the U.S. House of Representatives, including creating and retaining the House Journal, calling new members to order, tracking questions of order, and managing the offices and staff of deceased or retired representatives.
House Office of the Clerk
Regulates the housing industry and administers the Federal Housing Administration.
Housing Office
Responsible for protecting immigrants authorized to work in the U.S. against employment discrimination.
Immigrant and Employee Rights Section
Responsible for processing immigration and naturalization applications and establishing policies regarding immigration services.
Immigration and Citizenship Services
Enforces federal laws governing border control, customs, trade, and immigration.
Immigration and Customs Enforcement
Enforces the Indian Arts and Crafts Act of 1990 that prohibits false advertising in the marketing of Indian arts or crafts.
Indian Arts and Crafts Board
Provides federal health services to American Indians and Alaska Natives.
Indian Health Service
Part of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and aims to raise public awareness of information related to indoor air quality.
Indoor Air Quality
Offers military and civilian learners educational opportunities in the fields of information technology and cyber security.
Information Resource Management College
Invests in innovative educational programs and practices, and administers grant programs.
Innovation and Imporvement Office
Address integrity, economy, and effectiveness issues in the federal government.
Inspectors General
Provides rigorous evidence on which to base educational policy and practices.
Institue of Education Sciences
A grant making organization that also conducts research and develops policy.
Institute of Museum and Library Services
Promotes research, policy analysis, education, and training on international peace and conflict resolution in an effort to prevent and resolve violent conflicts, and to promote post-conflict stability.
Institute of Peace
Provides grant support to Latin American and Caribbean grass-roots groups and non-governmental organizations with creative self-help ideas.
Inter-American Foundation
Helps federal agencies develop and implement Alternative Dispute Resolution programs.
Interagency Alternative Dispute Resolution Working Group
With representatives from 16 federal agencies, this committee partners with the public and private organizations to identify and manage invasive plants in the U.S.
Interagency Committee for the Management of Noxious and Exotic Weeds
Works in partnership with every level of government and the private sector to reduce and end homelessness in the nation.
Interagency Council on Homelessness
Administers and enforces U.S. federal tax laws.
Internal Revenue Service
Promotes U.S. exports by providing diplomatic support, helping to shape trade policy, removing trade barriers, and enforcing U.S. trade laws and agreements.
International Trade Administration
Investigates whether or not, and to what extent, an unfair trade practice harms U.S. businesses.
International Trade Commission
Coordinates law enforcement activities between U.S. agencies and their international counterparts.
Interpol
Gives grants to stimulate engagement in business, educational, or cultural exchanges with Japan.
Japan-United States Friendship Commission
An education and vocational training program that helps young people (ages 16 to 24) improve the quality of their lives through vocational and academic training. Agency Details
Job Corps
Specifies the standards and qualifications an individual must meet in order to perform actuarial services.
Joint Board for the Enrollment of Actuaries
Coordinate planning and strategy across the military services.
Joint Chiefs of Staff
Responsible for planning and carrying out the President's swearing-in ceremony at the U.S. Capitol.
Joint Congressional Committee on Inaugural Ceremonies
Provides fire science information, resources and funding announcements for scientists, fire practitioners, and decision makers.
Joint Fire Science Program
Trains military and civilian decision makers in joint operations planning, strategy, and management.
Joint Forces Staff College
Works to deter, detect, and if necessary, deal with the consequences of a weapon of mass destruction attack.
Joint Program Executive Office for Chemical and Biological Defense
Determines whether civil actions pending in two or more federal judicial districts should be transferred to a single federal district court for pretrial proceedings.
Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation
An independent corporation founded by Congress that provides grant funds, training, and technical assistance to civil legal aid programs
Legal Services Corporation
A branch of the United States Armed Forces responsible for delivering task forces on land, at sea, and in the air.
Marine Corps
Provides oversight of all marine mammal conservation policies and programs carried out by federal regulatory agencies.
Marine Mammal Commission
Supports the U.S. merchant marine, improves port efficiency, and maintains an adequate ship building and repair infrastructure.
Maritime Administration
Manages the Agricultural Marketing Service, the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, and the Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration.
Marketing and Regulatory Programs
Provides security to the federal judiciary, and manages the witness security program.
Marshals Service
This hotline answers questions about the safe storage, handling, and preparation of meat, poultry, and egg products to help you prevent foodborne illness.
Meat and Poultry Hotline
Provides mediation and other conflict resolution services for managing and enhancing labor-management relationships.
Mediation and Conciliation Service
Provides health coverage to more than 100 million people through Medicare, Medicaid, the Children’s Health Insurance Program, and the Health Insurance Marketplace.
Medicaid
Reviews federal and state medicaid and CHIP policies and makes recommendations to Congress, the department of health and human services, and the states.
Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission
Provides health coverage to more than 100 million people through Medicare, Medicaid, the Children’s Health Insurance Program, and the Health Insurance Marketplace.
Medicare
Advises Congress on a range of issues affecting Medicare, including payments, services, access, and regulations.
Medicare Payment Advisory Commission
Hears appeals from federal employees, and studies federal merit systems in an effort to protect the rights of federal employees.
Merit Systems Protection Board
Provide news to the people of the Middle East about the region, the world, and the United States.
Middle East Broadcasting Networks
Considers and approves areas of land or water recommended by the Secretary of the Interior for purchase or rental by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
Migratory Bird Conservation Commission
Provides worldwide postal services to department of defense personnel and their families.
Military Postal Service Agency
Partners with the best-governed poor countries worldwide to promote economic growth and help people lift themselves out of poverty.
Millennium Challenge Corporation
Works to prevent mining related deaths, injuries, and illnesses through mine regulations, inspections, and training programs.
Mine Safety and Health Administration
Promotes the growth of minority owned and operated businesses.
Minority Business Development Agency
Makes the coins used as money the United States.
Mint
A research, development, and acquisition agency that works on ballistic missile defense systems for the United States and its allies.
Missile Defense Agency
Researches and provides policy and work recommendations in the areas of flood control, navigation, and environmental projects.
Mississippi River Commission
Administers the Department of Housing and Urban Development's multifamily housing programs through a network of local offices across the country.
Multifamily Housing Office
Explores space, and researches Earth systems, the solar system, and the universe.
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
Studies and provides the market with detailed information about U.S. agriculture.
National Agricultural Statistics Service
Preserves U.S. government records, manages the Presidential Libraries system, and publishes laws, regulations, Presidential, and other public documents.
National Archives and Records Administration
Conducts and supports research, training, health information distribution, and other programs related to the cause, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of cancer, rehabilitation from cancer, and the continuing care of cancer patients and the families of cancer patients.
National Cancer Institute
Crafts long-range plans and policies for the National Capital Region.
National Capital Planning Commission
Provides burial space for Veterans and their eligible family members, and maintains national cemeteries as national shrines, sacred to the honor and memory of those interred or memorialized there.
National Cemetery Administration
A state-of-the-art museum dedicated to the study of the U.S. Constitution. The museum is also a national hub for constitutional education and outreach.
National Constitute Center
Makes recommendations to the President and Congress on policies affecting Americans with disabilities.
National Council on Disability
Charters and supervises federal credit unions, and insures savings in federal and most state-chartered credit unions.
National Credit Union Administration
Funds, promotes, and strengthens the creative capacity of our communities by providing all Americans with opportunities for arts participation.
National Endowment for the Arts
Funds humanities programs in the United States such as museums, archives, libraries, colleges, universities, public television, radio stations, and individual scholars.
National Endowment for the Humanities
Provides affordable insurance to property owners and encourages communities to adopt and enforce floodplain management regulations.
National Flood Insurance Program
Collects, preserves and exhibits art works, and works to promote the understanding of art through research and educational programs.
National Gallery of Art
Provides location-based intelligence in support of national security.
National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
Provides trained units to the states, territories and the District of Columbia to protect life and property.
National Guard
Helps connect health professionals and consumers to the organizations that can best answer their questions by providing up-to-date contact information for the most reliable resources.
National Health Information Center
Provides training, and education programs to promote the prevention and treatment of heart, lung, and blood diseases to enhance the health of all individuals.
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
Investigates safety defects in motor vehicles, sets and enforces fuel economy standards, helps states and local communities reduce the threat of drunk drivers, promotes the use of safety belts, child safety seats and air bags, investigates odometer fraud, establishes and enforces vehicle anti-theft regulations, conducts research on driver behavior and traffic safety, and provides consumer information on motor vehicle safety topics.
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
A regulatory body that oversees some aspects of gaming on Indian lands, often complementing the work of Indian regulators.
National Indian Gaming Commission
Supports research into the causes, treatment, and prevention of arthritis, musculoskeletal, and skin diseases.
National Institute of Arthritis, Muscloskeletal and Skin Diseases
Gives training, technical assistance, and information services to federal, state, and local corrections facilities.
National Institute of Corrections
Supports biomedical and behavioral research on hearing, balance, smell, taste, voice, speech and language.
National Institute of Deafness and Other Communication Disorders
Supports the research of diabetes, digestive diseases, kidney diseases, and more.
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
A research and grant-making organization focused on agriculture.
National Institute of Food and Agriculture
Dedicated to improving knowledge and understanding of crime and justice issues through science.
National Institute of Justice
Conducts and supports research that seeks to understand, treat, and prevent mental illness.
National Institute of Mental Health
Investigates the causes, prevention, diagnosis and treatment of neurological diseases such as cerebral palsy, Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis, autism, and stroke.
National Insititute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
Conducts research and makes recommendations for the prevention of work-related injury and illness
National Institute of of Occupational Safety and Health
Promotes U.S. innovation and industrial competitiveness by advancing measurement science, standards, and technology in ways that enhance economic security and improve our quality of life.
National Institute of Standards and Technology
The primary Federal agency for conducting and supporting medical research.
National Institutes of Health
Provides bachelors, masters, and continuing education opportunities to individuals in, or looking to enter, the fields of intelligence.
National Intelligence University
Coordinates the national mobilization of resources for wildland fire and other incidents throughout the United States.
National Interagency Fire Center
Enforces the National Labor Relations Act by investigating allegations of wrong-doing brought by workers, unions, or employers, conducting elections, and deciding and resolving cases.
National Labor Relations Board
Conduct scientific research and development in areas related to energy and technology.
National Laboratories
The main source of information and research on agriculture.
National Library of Agriculture
Responsible for the management, conservation, and protection of living marine resources within about 200 miles of the U.S. coast.
National Marine Fisheries Service
Facilitates the resolution of labor-management disputes in the rail and airline industries.
National Mediation Board
Works to ensure that the nation's stockpile of nuclear weapons is safe and secure
National Nuclear Security Administration
Provides data, tools, and services that support coastal economies and their contribution to the national economy.
National Ocean Service
Works to understand and predict changes in climate, weather, oceans, and coasts.
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Supports America’s national parks through conservation, preservation, education, and community engagement.
National Park Foundation
Cares for the more than 400 national parks in the United States.
National Park Service
Contact this center for information on U.S. passports, including the status of pending applications, as well as the locations of the over 4,500 passport acceptance facilities.
National Passport Information Center
A service that provides objective, science-based information about a wide variety of pesticide-related subjects, including pesticide products, pesticide poisonings, toxicology, and environmental chemistry.
National Pesticide Information Center
The reference and referral service for information on HIV/AIDS, viral hepatitis, sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), and tuberculosis (TB).
National Prevention Information Network
The National Railroad Passenger Corporation, provides intercity rail passenger service.
National Railroad Passenger Corporation
Responsible for designing, building, launching, and maintaining intelligence satellites.
National Reconnaissance Office
Supports research and education across all fields of science and technology, primarily through grants.
National Science Foundation
Protects national security systems and information.
National Security Agency
Advises the President on national security and foreign policy.
National Security Council
Provides businesses, universities, and the public access to government-funded scientific, engineering, technical, and business related information.
National Technical Information Service
Manages federal spectrum use, makes grants to develop and deploy broadband internet, conducts telecommunications research, and advises the president on telecommunications and information policy issues.
National Telecommunications and Information Administration
Investigates every civil aviation accident in the U.S. and significant accidents in other modes of transportation.
National Transportation Safety Board
Educates future leaders of the Armed Forces, State Department, and other civilian agencies through the study of national security strategy.
National War College
Provides weather, water, and climate forecasts and data.
National Weather Service
Works with landowners for conservation planning and assistance to foster healthy ecosystems.
Natural Resources Conservation Service
Primary mission is to defend the United States.
Navy
A federal-state partnership for economic, and community development in northern Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, and New York.
Northern Border Regional Commission
Responsible for defending the continental United States and Alaska, and for coordinating with the defenses of Canada, Mexico, and the Bahamas.
Northern Command
Develops energy plans for the pacific northwest that include conservation efforts for local fish and wildlife.
Northwest Power and Conservation Council
Develops energy plans for the pacific northwest that include conservation efforts for local fish and wildlife.
Northwest Power Planning Council
Regulates commercial nuclear power plants, and other uses of nuclear materials.
Nuclear Regulatory Commission
Provides scientific and technical oversight of the Department of Energy's program for managing and disposing of high-level nuclear waste and spent nuclear fuel.
Nuclear Waste Technical Review Board
Conducts world-leading research in advanced materials exploration, alternative fuels, clean energy, and supercomputing.
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Assures safe and healthful working conditions by setting and enforcing standards, and by providing training, outreach, education and assistance.
Occupational Safety and Health Administration
Hears trials and appeals, deciding contests of citations or penalties that result from inspections performed by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration.
Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission
This office works to ensure equal access to education, and resolve complaints of discrimination.
Office for Civil Rights (ED)
Helps to protect you from discrimination in certain healthcare and social service programs.
Office for Civil Rights (HHS)
Administers and coordinates programs that are related to adult education and literacy, career and technical education, and community colleges.
Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education
Assures that support (both financial and medical) is available to children through locating parents, establishing paternity, identifying support obligations, and enforcing those obligations.
Office of Child Support Enforcement
Develops communities by promoting decent housing, suitable living environments, and expanded economic opportunities for low and moderate income people.
Office of Community Planning and Development
Advances workplace rights, safety, health, and accessibility in the Legislative Branch.
Office of Compliance
Provides the Cuban people with news and information.
Office of Cuba Broadcasting
Creates policies to ensure that people with disabilities are fully integrated in the workforce.
Office of Disability Employment Policy
Helps communities adjust to major changes in local Department of Defense activity, like a base closure.
Office of Economic Adjustment
Works to improve the achievement of students in preschool through secondary school.
Office of Elementary and Secondary Education
Cleans up nuclear weapons test sites and government sponsored nuclear energy research sites.
Office of Environment Management
Enforces federal laws and establishes policies to ensure that all Americans have equal access to the housing of their choice.
Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity
Responsible for research and development of programs involving coal, petroleum, and natural gas.
Office of Fossil Energy
Provides oversight, policy, and guidance to the Executive Branch regarding ethics laws and policies.
Office of Government Ethics
Regulates the housing industry and administers the Federal Housing Administration.
Office of Housing
Serves individual investors and is ready to assist you in resolving your complaints and answering questions.
Office of Investor Education and Adocacy
A research and grant-making organization that works to provide local and state law enforcement agencies with information, training, coordination, and innovative strategies for dealing with the most pressing law enforcement issues.
Office of Justice Programs
Works to make private homes safe from lead and other harmful materials.
Office of Lead Hazard Control and Healthy homes
Oversees the performance of federal agencies, and administers the federal budget.
Office of Management and Budget
A consumer protection program that regulates the construction of certain factory-built housing units called "manufactured homes".
Office of Manufactured Housing Programs
Improves the health of racial and ethnic minority populations through the development of health policies and programs.
Office of Minority Health
Advises the president on drug-control issues.
Office of National Drug Control Policy
Manages the revenues from energy and mineral leases for the use of public natural resources on the Outer Continental Shelf and onshore Federal and American Indian lands.
Office of Natural Resources Revenue
Works to improve the safety, cost, security, and efficiency of nuclear energy generation.
Office of Nuclear Energy
Manages the civil service of the federal government, coordinates recruiting of new government employees, and manages their health insurance and retirement benefits programs.
Office of Personnel Management
Provides the Department of Housing and Urban Development up-to-date information and analysis of housing and community development issues.
Office of Policy Development and Research
Develops programs to increase access to postsecondary education.
Office of Postsecondary Education
Provides resources for refugees, asylum seekers, and other new arrivals to the U.S. to assist with their integration into their new community.
Office of Refugee Resettlement
Advises the president on the effects of science and technology on domestic and international affairs.
Office of Science and Technology Policy
Collects, preserves, and makes available the results of research and development carried out or sponsored by the Department of Energy.
Office of Scientific and Technical Information
Addresses consumer financial challenges affecting military members, veterans, and their families.
Office of Servicemember Affairs
An investigative and prosecutorial office that works to end government and political corruption, and to protect government employees and whistleblowers.
Office of Special Counsel
Provides a wide array of supports to parents, students, school districts, and states in three main areas: special education, vocational rehabilitation, and research.
Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services
Protects populations and the environment during surface coal mining operations.
Office of Surface Mining, Reclamation and Enforcement
Coordinates the Department of Transportation's research initiatives and deploys new technologies.
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Research and Technology
Charters, regulates, and supervises all national banks. It also supervises the federal branches and agencies of foreign banks.
Office of the Comptroller of the Currency
Integrates the intelligence gathering and analysis functions performed across the intelligence community to provide intelligence to decision makers.
Office of the Director of National Intelligence
Oversees the Federal Register publication system, making available the full text of federal laws and regulations, presidential documents, and other federal program information.
Office of the Federal Register
Assists the president in the exercise of executive clemency by reviewing clemency applications and making recommendations.
Office of the Pardon Attorney
Reduces violence against women. They help victims of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking.
Office on Violence Against Women
Administers the Open World program, a foreign exchange program that brings future leaders from former Soviet states to the U.S. to meet with members of congress.
Open World Leadership Center
Responsible for defending and promoting U.S. interests in the Pacific and Asia.
Pacific Command
Develops energy plans for the pacific northwest that include conservation efforts for local fish and wildlife.
Pacific Northwest Electric Power and Conservation Planning Council
Offers information for children and young people with disabilities under 22 years of age.
Parent Information and Resource Center
Considers prisoners' applications for parole, deciding whether or not a prisoner has earned a chance to reintegrate into the community.
Parole Commission
The agency responsible for granting U.S. patents and registering trademarks.
Patent and Trademark Office
Volunteers travel to developing countries all over the world to assist with many ongoing efforts including AIDS education, business training, and information infrastructure development.
Peace Corps
Insures and guarantees private sector workers' pensions.
Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation
A civilian agency that protects the occupants, visitors, and infrastructure of Pentagon facilities.
Pentagon Force Protection Agency
Regulates the transport of hazardous materials.
Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration
Provides the Department of Housing and Urban Development up-to-date information and analysis of housing and community development issues.
Policy Development and Research
Manages overall regional and bilateral policy issues, and oversees the bureaus for Africa, East Asia and the Pacific, Europe and Eurasia, the Near East, South and Central Asia, the Western Hemisphere, and International Organizations.
Political Affairs
Supports and protects the U.S. Postal Service and its customers by enforcing the laws that defend the nation’s mail system from illegal or dangerous use.
Postal Inspection Service
Responsible for oversight of the U.S. Postal Service, including oversight of rates and services, and ensuring the Postal Service meets all of its legal requirements.
Postal Regulatory Commission
Provides mail processing and delivery services to individuals and businesses in the U.S.
Postal Service
Market the hydroelectric power produced by the Army Corps of Engineers' dams.
Power Adminitrations
Educates and encourages Americans to adopt a healthy lifestyle.
President's Council on Fitness, Sports and Nutrition
Selects and honors the Presidential Scholars, a group of graduating high school seniors of exceptional talent and commitment to public service.
Presidental Scholars Commission
Preserves the Presidio National Park as an enduring resource for the American people.
Presidio Trust
Promotes pretrial justice and enhances community safety.
Pretrial Services Agency for the District of Columbia
Works to recover service members who became missing during their service.
Prisoner of War and Missing in Action Accounting Agency
Ensures that the federal government’s efforts to prevent terrorism are balanced with the need to protect privacy and civil liberties.​
Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board
Works to ensure safe, decent and affordable housing.
Public and Indian Housing
Enhances national security by expanding and strengthening the relationship between the people and Government of the United States and citizens of the rest of the world.
Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs
Broadcasts news and information to China, Tibet, North Korea, Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, and Burma.
Radio Free Asia
Broadcasts news and information in 21 countries where a free press is either banned or not fully established.
Radio Free Europe and Radio Liberty
Administers retirement, survivor, unemployment, and sickness benefits for U.S. railroad workers and their families.
Railroad Retirement Board
Oversees grant programs that help individuals with physical or mental disabilities obtain employment and live more independently.
Rehabilitation Services Administration
Administers the Federal Crop Insurance Corporation, and provides risk management information and services to farmers and producers.
Risk Management Agency
Provides support for rural businesses, usually through grants and loans.
Rural Business and Cooperative Programs
Offers loans, grants and loan guarantees to support essential services such as housing, economic development, health care, first responder services and equipment, and water, electric and communications infrastructure.
Rural Development
Provides grants and loans for housing and community facilities in rural areas of the U.S.
Rural Housing Service
Provides funding for the development of rural utilities infrastructure such as water, waste management, power and telecommunications.
Rural Utilities Service
Works to operate and maintain a safe, reliable, efficient waterway between the Great Lakes and the Atlantic Ocean.
Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation
Supports scientific research in 10 of the Department of Energy's National Laboratories. The Science Office also operates several open-access scientific facilities that are available for projects of sufficient scientific merit.
Science Office
Provides voluntary inspection services to the seafood industry. They perform product quality evaluation, grading, and certification services.
Seafood Inspection Program
Works to safeguard the nation's financial infrastructure
Secret Service
Oversees securities exchanges, securities brokers and dealers, investment advisors, and mutual funds in an effort to promote fair dealing, the disclosure of important market information, and to prevent fraud.
Securities and Exchange Commission
Provides the Department of Defense personnel in the event of a national emergency.
Selective Service System
A network of volunteer programs for Americans 55 years and older. Senior Corps volunteers work in their community doing academic tutoring and mentoring, elderly care, disaster relief support, and more.
Senior Corps
Studies and develops sentencing policies for the federal courts.
Sentencing Commission
Helps Americans start, build and grow businesses.
Small Business Administration
Assigns Social Security numbers, and administers the Social Security retirement, survivors, and disability insurance programs.
Social Security Administration
Advises the president, congress and the commissioner of Social Security on Social Security and Supplemental Security Income policy.
Social Security Advisory Board
Markets hydroelectric power generated by federal reservoirs to public entities in the southeastern United States.
Southeastern Power Administration
Markets hydroelectric power generated by federal dams to public entities in several states in the south and southwest.
Southwestern Power Administratioin
Oversees the special operations capabilities of the various military branches, coordinates their training, strategy, interoperability and operations.
Special Forces Operations Command
A grant-making organization dedicated to improving the quality of justice in all state courts. It also works to facilitate better coordination between state and federal courts.
State Justice Institute
Provides leadership training to young people interested in careers in public service.
Stennis Center for Public Service
Detects and deters attacks against the U.S. and its allies
Strategic Command
Works to improve substance abuse and mental health treatment services to those who are most in need of them.
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
The final appellate court of the U.S. judicial system
Supreme Court of the United States
Regulates and decides disputes involving railroad rates, railroad mergers or line sales, and certain other transportation matters.
Surface Transportation Board
An interstate body, with representatives from New York, Maryland, Pennsylvania and the federal government, that manages the environmental stewardship and economic development of the Susquehanna river and its tributaries.
Susquehanna River Basin Commission
Decides disputes between the Internal Revenue Service and taxpayers.
Tax Court
A volunteer organization that works to improve the customer service of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) by collecting the comments and recommendations of taxpayers and bringing their concerns to the attention of the IRS.
Taxpayer Advocacy Panel
Provides low-cost electricity in seven southeastern states, and provides flood control, navigation, and land management for the Tennessee River system.
Tennessee Valley Authority
Links U.S. businesses to export opportunities by funding project planning activities, pilot projects, and reverse trade missions.
Trade and Development Agency
Negotiates with foreign governments to craft trade agreements and resolve disputes.
Trade Representative
Protects the nation's transportation systems to ensure freedom of movement for people and commerce.
Trade Security Administration
Manages Federal finances by collecting taxes and paying bills and by managing currency, government accounts and public debt.
Treasury Department
Protects the integrity of the Federal bankruptcy system
Trustee Program
Investigates industrial chemical accidents.
U.S. Chemical Safety Board
Responsible for processing immigration and naturalization applications and establishing policies regarding immigration services.
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
Hear appeals from lower courts of both civil and criminal trials, but do not investigate the facts of a case.
U.S. Courts of Appeal
Responsible for security cooperation and operations in Central America, South America, and the Caribbean.
U.S. Southern Command
Oversees the special operations capabilities of the various military branches, coordinates their training, strategy, interoperability and operations.
U.S. Special Operations Command
Promote effective and efficient cooperation between the uniformed services.
Unified Combatant Commands
Comprised of a School of Medicine and a School of Nursing, providing higher health sciences education and training to service members.
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
Formerly known as the Federal Citizen Information Center, publishes the Consumer Information Catalog, the Consumer Action Handbook, operates the USAGov Contact Center, and a family of websites to provide free, timely, and useful government information to the public.
USAGov
Helps veterans receive benefits, such as educational and financial resources.
Veterans Benefits Administration
Assists in the planning of national Veterans Day celebrations.
Veterans Day National Committee
Provides primary care, specialized care, and related medical and social support services to American veterans.
Veterans Health Administration
Helps veterans find meaningful careers, and maximize their employment opportunities.
Veterans' Employment and Training Service
An international multimedia broadcaster with service in more than 40 languages
Voice of America
Responsible for enforcing the country's labor laws, including those related to the minimum wage and employment of minors.
Wage and Hour Division
Provides essential administrative functions for the Department of Defense.
Washington Headquarters Services
Provides weather, water, and climate forecasts and data.
Weather Service
Promotes uniformity in U.S. weights and measures laws, regulations, and standards to achieve equity between buyers and sellers in the marketplace.
Weights and Measures Division
Provides higher education and training for Army cadets. Graduates go on to become commissioned officers in the U.S. Army.
West Point Military Academy
Markets hydroelectric power generated by federal dams and associated services to public entities in the Western United States.
Western Area Power Administration
Houses the executive office of the President, and serves as the President's residence.
White House
Handles the majority of FCCs wireless telecommunication programs
Wireless Telecommunications Bureau
Safeguards the interests of working women, advocates for equality, and promotes quality work environments.
Women's Bureau
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