Eight service groups, or their associated service firms, take care of the day-to-day running of Alpha Complex. Every citizen works for one of these groups. Rumors of terrible rivalries and inter-service conflict are treason and are not at all true.
The service groups:
Protection against threats both external and internal.
Central Processing Unit (CPU)
Executive operations, regulations, records, justice, human resources and culture engineering.
Housing Preservation and Development & Mind Control (HPD&MC)
Education, entertainment, housekeeping, creche management and recreation.
Internal Security (IntSec)
Maintenance of good order; location and elimination of traitors.
Maintenance of nuclear and other energy sources and primary habitat systems—traffic, air, water and waste.
Production, Logistics & Commissary (PLC)
Food and industrial production and allocation of resources.
Research & Design (R&D)
Creation of new technology and equipment.
Maintenance of bots, vehicles, cloning services, industrial and production systems, and electronic and mechanical service systems.