Department of Defense Instruction 2000.12: DoD Antiterrorism (AT) Program, March 1, 2012 [Incorporating Change 1, May 8, 2017]   [open pdf - 220KB]

From the document: " This Instruction: a. Reissues DoD Directive (DoDD) 2000.12 (Reference (a)) as a DoD Instruction (DoDI) in accordance with the authority in DoDD 5111.1 (Reference (b)) and Secretary and Deputy Secretary of Defense Memorandums (References (c) and (d)), to establish policy, assign responsibilities, and prescribe procedures for the DoD AT [Antiterrorism] Program. b. Implements in part section 134 of title 10, United States Code (U.S.C.) (Reference (e)), which provides that the Under Secretary of Defense for Policy (USD(P)) shall have overall direction and supervision for policy, program planning and execution, and allocation and use of resources for DoD combating terrorism (CbT) activities. c. Incorporates the following actions from Acting Principal Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Policy Memorandum (Reference (f)): (1) Transfer of the DoD AT Program to the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Homeland Defense and Americas' Security Affairs (ASD(HD&ASA)). (2) Designation of ASD(HD&ASA) as the lead OSD official for implementation of the 1997 Memorandum of Understanding Between DoD and Department of State for Security of DoD Elements and Personnel in Foreign Areas (Reference (g)). d. Replaces the Antiterrorism Coordinating Committee Senior Steering Group with the Mission Assurance Senior Steering Group (SSG). The Mission Assurance Coordination Board Terms of Reference (Reference (h)) describes the composition, roles, responsibilities, working groups, and procedures of the SSG. e. Incorporates elements of and cancels DoD O-2000.12-H (Reference (o)). Reference (o) is replaced by the DoD Antiterrorism Officer Guide (Reference (bk)). f. Incorporates and cancels the August 2010 Secretary of Defense Memorandum on DoD force protection (FP) responsibilities (Reference (s)) by reinforcing the requirement for DoD Components to comply with geographic Combatant Commanders' authority to set FP conditions in their areas of responsibility (AOR), and requiring the geographic Combatant Commanders to share threat assessment requirements with DoD Components in their AORs, other geographic Combatant Commands, and the Defense Combating Terrorism Center (DCTC)."

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