Search SEARCH

When did being Department of Defense become a prerequisite for being military?

Most people say the Coast Guard is not a branch of the military because the CG is part of the Department of Homeland Security and not Department of Defense. When did being DOD become a prerequisite for being military? The Coast Guard is a branch of the military. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_armed_forces So says the United States Government!

Asked By: dankohner1 - 10/27/2011
Best Answer - Chosen by Asker
You claim to be a Coastie... Why do you care what other people think? You know the job, you know the CG falls under the UCMJ, you know it is a military position with all the rights, privileges and benefits of military. If someone wants to tell you different, just shrug and walk away. There is no convincing people... More
Answered By: Coastie mom in Texas - 10/28/2011
Additional Answers (5)
so say they people in the coast guard, Edit the us government also says a tomato is a fruit
Answered By: ingsoc1 - 10/27/2011
 
Can you find an official site that defines "being military" requires that you be in DoD? That is the standard definition, but everyone recognizes that even though the CG falls under DHS and has a policing mission, it is also military. Are you looking for an argument where one doesn't exist?
Source(s):
Answered By: LTCgross - 10/27/2011
 
Could it be your confusing uniformed service and military? Cause there are 6 uniformed services in the United States, Coast Guard being one of them.
Answered By: CPR - 10/27/2011
 
The Coast Guard is also a part of the Department of Defense if you look at the entire law regarding the Coast Guard... More
Answered By: mnbvcxz52773 - 10/28/2011
 
I can see what you are saying. Most people think that if you are not DOD you are not military. That is totally false. Most people are just plain ignorant.
Answered By: Megan Shaw - 10/28/2011
 
Sponsored results
Over 483 Local Jobs Now Hiring In Your Area. $18-$87/Hr - Apply Today!
Jobs.Quick-com
Looking for inspiring work? Innovation lives here.
connect.att.jobs
Click. Search. Apply. Free!
www.JobDiagnosis.com
Jobs hiring near your local area. Part-time, Full-time, Work at home.
www.HiringLocally.com

Other Career Questions

What is your current job? Why did you choose this job? What do you enjoy about your job? What do you dislike about your job? What would be your perfect job? Would you rather have this j...
3 answers - Asked By: drop pants not bombs!.♥ - 3/2/2010
Where are the jobs? Is productivity and globalization creating a permanent “recession” of jobs? My main issue is I am doing a paper for school and have no idea where to begin. I was hoping suggestions...
4 answers - Asked By: bayebd24【ツ】 - 11/21/2007
Hi ok im 19 and about to start college to do an acess course into a university. Ive been browsing through all the courses and im tottaly stuck! I thought politics but im scared ill end up with some r...
1 answers - Asked By: roseparkerly - 1/26/2009

Content is not owned or controlled by Monster. Any content concerns should be addressed with Yahoo!
Yahoo! Does not evaluate or guarantee the accuracy of any Yahoo! Answers content. Yahoo! Disclaimer.

Popular Articles

Best-Paying Work-from-Home Jobs Article Rating
It’s easier than ever to work from home. Of course, not every job is a mobile job, and some companies aren’t interested in having their employees work from home.
2013 Marketing Jobs Outlook Article Rating
The US may be facing another year of anemic hiring overall, but that won't be the case in the high-orbit world of multichannel, digital media marketing.
For Employers: Post Jobs | Search Resumes | Advertise
About Monster | Work for Monster | Advertise with Us | AdChoices | Partner with Us | Investor Relations | Social Media
Terms of Use | Privacy Center | Accessibility Center | Help | Security | Contact Us | Sitemap | Mobile
©2014 Monster - All Rights Reserved U.S. Patents No. 5,832,497; 7,599,930 B1; 7,827,125 and 7,836,060 MWW - Looking for Monster Cable? - V: 2014.1.40.24-203
eTrustLogo