The Department of Defence Manpower Data Centre works in resonance with the office of the Secretary of Defense for the purpose of gathering workforce, personnel, training, and other information sources for the Defence department. The data categorizes the history of personnel who have served in the military, in order to apply for retirement funding, healthcare, and other services. The DMDC
has several offices located in Seaside, California, Alexandria, and Virginia.
The DMDC came into being in 1974 as a workforce for Manpower Research and Data analytics. In 1976, its name was shifted to Defense Manpower Data Center. However, in order to gain administrative support, the facility was shifted to the Defense Logistics Agency
(DLA). The main focus of the facility is to provide the informational needs of the main office.
The facility came into place right after the Vietnam…
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