Department of Defense Directive 3002.01: Personnel Recovery in the Department of Defense, April 16, 2009 [Incorporating Change 2, May 24, 2017] [open pdf - 163KB]
Alternate Title: DoDD 3002.01: Personnel Recovery in the Department of Defense, April 16, 2009 [Incorporating Change 2, May 24, 2017]
"This Directive: [A] Incorporates and cancels DoD Directive (DoDD) 2310.2 (Reference (a)) and DoD Instruction (DoDI) 2310.3 (Reference (b) ) as a single Directive to establish policy and realign responsibilities for personnel recovery in the Department of Defense. [B] Defines the responsibilities for personnel recovery regarding the preparation of forces and operational planning and ensures that DoD personnel recovery responsibilities and procedures adapt to meet emerging requirements. [C] Identifies the Under Secretary of Defense for Policy (USD(P)) as OSD's Principal Staff Assistant (PSA) responsible for personnel recovery strategy, policy development, and operational oversight through the USD(P) Chief of Staff (CoS) and the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Prisoner of War/Missing Personnel Affairs (DASD(POW/MPA)) Assistant Secretary of Defense for Special Operations and Low Intensity Conflict (ASD(SO/LIC)) according to DoDD 5110.10 (Reference (c)). [D] Operational implementation of joint personnel recovery policy and doctrine shall be with the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. The Joint Personnel Recovery Agency (JPRA), as a Chairman's controlled activity, shall be the DoD office of primary responsibility (OPR) and execute these responsibilities as noted in Enclosure 2."
Department of Defense Directive 3002.01; DoDD 3002.01
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