DoD Directives Division



Who We Are

Welcome to the Directives Division homepage. DoD Directives Division administers and operates the DoD Issuances Program, the DoD Information Collections Program, DOD Forms Management Program, and the DoD Plain Language Program for the Office of the Secretary of Defense.

DoD Forms Management

The DoD Forms Management Program manages the program policy and procedures for the creation, coordination, control, revision, cancellation, and approval of forms within the DoD.

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Recent DoD Issuances

The recent publications webpage lists the newest DoD Issuances.

DoD Issuances Program

The DoD Issuances Program processes the documents that establish and implement DoD policy, called "DoD issuances." Issuance types include Instructions (DoDI), Directives (DoDD), Manuals (DoDM), Directive-Type Memorandums (DTM) & Administrative Instructions (AI).

Plain Language Program

The DoD Plain Language Program pushes progress towards implementing the Plain Writing Act of 2010 within the Department of Defense.

DoD Information Collections Program

The DoD Information Collections Program oversees the management, control, and tracking of both DoD-Internal and public information collections.