Section 3: Executive Departments and the Cabinet pp. 153-161. Chapter 6: The Executive Branch. Reading Focus. The duties of the executive branch of the federal government has grown since its birth.
Office of National Drug Control Policy: try to stop the use of illegal drugs.
Consuls represent the US commercial interests in foreign countries. A US consul’s office, or consulate, can be found in most large foreign cities.
The highest ranking military officers of the army, navy, and air force form the Joint Chiefs of Staff. They advise the president.