Directive-type Memorandum (DTM)-18-005 - Authority for Support of Special Operations for Irregular Warfare (IW) [open pdf - 133KB]
"In accordance with the authority in Section 1202 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 (Public Law 115-91) (hereafter referred to as 'Section 1202 Authority'), this DTM:  Establishes policy guidance for the execution of, and regarding constraints within, activities under Section 1202 authority; the processes through which activities under the Section 1202 authority are to be developed, validated, and coordinated, as appropriate, with relevant entities of the U.S. Government; and the processes through which legal reviews and determinations are made to comply with the Section 1202 authority and ensure that the exercise of such authority is consistent with the national security of the United States.  Is effective August 3, 2018; it will be converted to a new DoD instruction. This DTM will expire effective August 3, 2019."
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