Department of Defense Manual 5205.02-M: DoD Operations Security (OPSEC) Program Manual, November 3, 2008   [open pdf - 171KB]

"In accordance with the authority in DoD Directive (DoDD) 5205.02 (Reference (a)), this Manual implements policy, assigns responsibilities, and provides procedures for managing DoD OPSEC programs. This Manual applies to OSD, the Military Departments, the Office of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the Joint Staff, the Combatant Commands, the Office of the Inspector General of the Department of Defense, the Defense Agencies, the DoD Field Activities, and all other organizational entities within the Department of Defense (hereafter referred to collectively as the 'DoD Components'). It is DoD policy according to Reference (a) to establish and maintain OPSEC programs to ensure national security-related missions and functions are protected. This Manual lists baseline requirements. Nothing in this Manual abrogates or limits the authority of the Heads of DoD Components to apply more stringent OPSEC standards as commanders and/or directors deem necessary. The annual reporting requirements described in Enclosure 2, paragraph 4.a.(10), have been assigned Report Control Symbol (RCS) DDINTEL( A)2228 in accordance with DoD 8910.1-M (Reference (c)). This Manual is approved for public release. Copies may be obtained through the Internet from the DoD Issuances Web Site at http://www.dtic.mil/whs/directives."

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