DODD 3025.22 CE-01
The Use of the National Guard for Defense Support of Civil Authorities
|Publication Date:||15 May 2017|
PURPOSE. This instruction establishes policy, assigns responsibilities, and provides procedures for the use of the National Guard for Defense Support of Civil Authorities (DSCA) in accordance with the authority in section 502(f) of Title 32, United States Code (U.S.C.) (Reference (a)), DoD Directive (DoDD) 5111.1 (Reference (b)), and Deputy Secretary of Defense Memorandum (Reference (c)); the responsibilities and functions in accordance with DoDD 5111.13 (Reference (d)); and the guidance in DoDD 3025.18 (Reference (e)).
APPLICABILITY. This instruction:
a. Applies to:
(1) OSD, the Military Departments, the Office of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (CJCS) 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 DoD (referred to collectively in this instruction as the "DoD Components").
(2) The use of the National Guard for DSCA in response to a request for assistance from a federal department or agency or qualifying entity in accordance with Reference (e), when conducted in a duty status pursuant to section 502(f) of Reference (a).
(a) Except as specified otherwise, reference to DoD use of the National Guard for DSCA refers to use of the National Guard pursuant to section 502(f) of Reference (a).
(b) Unless the context indicates otherwise, in this instruction the term "National Guard" means the Army National Guard, the Air National Guard, the Army National Guard of the United States, and the Air National Guard of the United States.
b. Does not apply to:
(1) National Guard activities conducted while on active duty or in federal service in accordance with sections 12301, 12302, 12303, 12304, 12304b, 12310, 12406, or Chapter 15 of Title 10, U.S.C. (Reference (f)); sections 112, 509, and 901-908 of Reference (a); or State immediate response activities using National Guard personnel that are conducted in accordance with paragraph 4.h. of Reference (e).
(2) National Guard activities conducted in State active duty status, including State immediate response activities using National Guard personnel, activities that are determined to be the responsibilities of the individual States, or activities conducted through the execution of mutual aid and assistance agreements between the States or local civil authorities.
(3) The Chief of the National Guard Bureau (CNGB) responsibility to ensure that units and members of the Army National Guard and the Air National Guard are trained by the States in accordance with approved policies and programs of the Secretaries of the Army and the Air Force pursuant to DoDD 5105.77 (Reference (g)).
(4) National Guard training activities that are conducted in a duty status pursuant to section 502(a) or 502(f) of Reference (a).
(5) Innovative readiness training conducted in accordance with DoDD 1100.20 (Reference (h)).
(6) Military community relations programs and activities administered by the Assistant to the Secretary of Defense for Public Affairs in accordance with DoDD 5410.18 (Reference (i)).
(7) The use of the District of Columbia National Guard for DSCA, which will be handled in accordance with Executive Order 11485 (Reference (j)) and the Secretary of Defense Memorandum (Reference (k)).