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The Defense Policy Board Advisory Committee (DPBAC or DPB) is a federal advisory committee[?] to the United States Department of Defense. Their charter is available on line thru the Director of the Office of Administration and Management of the Department of Defense[?]. The committee type is discretionary.

Richard Perle was the chairman of the committee during the initial years of the George W. Bush administration.

Excerpt of Objectives and Scope of Activities from charter:

1. The Defense Policy Board will serve the public interest by providing the Secretary of Defense, Deputy Secretary and Under Secretary for Policy with independent, informed advice and opinion concerning major matters of defense policy. It will focus upon long-term, enduring issues central to strategic planning for the Department of Defense and will be responsible for research and analysis of topics, long or short range, addressed to it by the Secretary of Defense, Deputy Secretary and Under Secretary for Policy.

Announcements for upcoming meetings of the DPBAC are published in the Federal Register[?].

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