What is DEFCON

Orientation Video

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Mission Statement

Formed in 1997 in Atlanta, Georgia, AFGE’s Defense Conference was created to meet the growing challenges faced by federal employees working for the Department of Defense (DoD).

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Articles & Procedures

AFGE’s DEFCON is guided by an official rulebook called the Articles of Procedure and Operation. On March 31st, 2003, AFGE locals representing DoD employees adopted the Articles of Procedure and Operation, formalizing the governance of the Defense Conference (DEFCON). 

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Organizing Resources

When working people come together and fight collectively for a better life, amazing things can happen.

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