Meaning of Office of Civil and Defense Mobilization

Of'fice of Civ'il and Defense' Mobiliza"tion

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  1. the former division (1958–61) of the Executive Office of the President that administered all federal programs dealing with the defense by civilians of their homes, families, communities, etc., in the event of enemy attack. Abbr.: OCDM
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