DODD 6400.04E(D) CE-02
DoD Veterinary Public and Animal Health Services
|Publication Date:||29 August 2017|
PURPOSE. This directive:
a. Reissues DoD Directive (DoDD) 6400.4 (Reference (a)) to establish policy and assign responsibilities for veterinary public and animal health services in accordance with the authority in DoDD 5136.01 (Reference (b)).
b. Designates the Secretary of the Army as the DoD Executive Agent (EA) for DoD Veterinary Public and Animal Health Services in accordance with DoDD 5101.1 (Reference (c)).
APPLICABILITY. 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, the Defense Agencies, the DoD Field Activities, and all other organizational entities within the DoD (referred to collectively in this directive as the "DoD Components").