DODD 3002.01(D) CE-02
Personnel Recovery in the Department of Defense
|Publication Date:||24 May 2017|
PURPOSE. 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 Assistant Secretary of 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.
a. This Directive 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 (IG DoD), 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").
b. Memorandums of agreement or memorandums of understanding (MOUs) entered into by non-DoD organizations with the Department of Defense dealing with personnel recovery shall include terms making the provisions of this Directive applicable to those organizations.