DoD Issuances

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Recent DoD Issuances and Forms

The recent publications webpage lists the newest DoD Issuances and Forms.

DoD Issuances Cancellation Database

Digital copies of cancelled DoD Issuances can be downloaded at the Cancellations Database. Valid DoD CAC required.

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  • Available Training Videos: Plain Language, DD 818 and New Template Training
  • New DoD Issuances and Forms can be found on the Recent Publications webpage
  • Effective June 1, 2017, any issuance sent for precoordination review on an outdated template will be returned for correction.
  • WHS Form 2s now automatically generate a second page if needed. Templates for OCMO use on our website have been updated.
  • The DD Form 106 has been updated to add the Director, Strategic Capabilities Office in accordance with the publication of DoDD 5105.86.
  • For help working with the signed DD Form 818, see DD 818 Signature Tips.
  • The DD Form 818-1 is on the DoD Forms Website. Use the 818-1 to consolidate and resolve your formal coordination comments.
  • Are you making a second, third, or fifteenth change to your issuance? How to get it ready by "clearing" previous changes can be found here.
  • Do you need to recoordinate your issuance? See the flowchart to decide.
  • Help on how to turn off autoformatting and create multi-page tables is available in the Issuance Toolbox. Go to FAQs in Forms, Templates, and Resources.

Issuance Templates & Standards

Download supporting documents and standards for writing DoD Issuances.

OCMO Issuance Process

The OCMO issuance process provides procedures for action officers in the Office of the Deputy Chief Management Officer (DCMO) who are processing DoD issuances for Deputy Secretary of Defense (DepSecDef), DCMO, or Director, Washington Headquarters Service (WHS) approval as well as changes to and cancellations of those issuances.

DoD Issuance Process

The issuance process provides procedures for action officers (AOs) who are processing DoD issuances, as well as changes to and cancellations of those issuances signed or approved by OSD Component heads other than the Deputy Chief Management Officer of the Department of Defense (DCMO) or Director, Washington Headquarters Services (WHS).

SPM & Memorandums

Proceed to Secretary Policy (SPM) and other Memorandums. Access requires valid DoD CAC.