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DMA is located at: Defense Media Activity, 6700 Taylor Avenue, Fort Meade, MD 20755

For general questions, call DMA at (301) 222-6000 or (DSN) 733-4000 or email DMA Public Affairs at

If you have a question about the Department of Defense, including the Military Departments, click here.


For questions regarding American Forces Network (AFN) decoder authorizations, programming schedules and troubleshooting guides for decoder settings and satellite dish set-up please visit  For AFN Helpdesk assistance call (951) 413-2339, DSN 312-348-1339, or email 24 hours a day. For questions related to decoder policy please mail


If you seek to do business with the DMA, find our business opportunities posted to Federal Business Opportunities (  Search under ‘Other Defense Agencies’ then ‘OSD - Public Affairs for Internal Communication’ for notices of proposed contract actions available as prescribed by Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR).  If you're interested in identifying contracting opportunities, you may wish to review the synopses of those actions to determine supplies and services needed.  Under FAR 15.6, it is the policy of the Government to encourage the submission of new and innovative ideas in response to Broad Agency Announcements, Small Business Innovation Research topics, Small Business Technology Transfer Research topics, Program Research and Development Announcements, or any other Government-initiated solicitation or program.  When the new and innovative ideas do not fall under topic areas publicized under those programs or techniques, the ideas may be submitted as unsolicited proposals.