Southern Belle's History

History from a southern belle.

National Security Act, 1947

What happened today, September 18, 1947? The National Security Act of 1947 meeting confronted the need for a military reorganization and it combined and replaced the former Department of the Navy and War Department with a single cabinet-level Department of Defense. The act also created the National Security Council, the Central Intelligence Agency, and the AIR FORCE. The purpose was to unify the military branches into a federated structure.

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September 18, 2013 - Posted by | History

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