DODD 6040.44 CE-01
Physical Disability Board of Review (PDBR)
|Publication Date:||4 December 2017|
PURPOSE. This instruction:
a. Reissues DoD Instruction (DoDI) 6040.44 (Reference (a)) in accordance with the authority in DoD Directive (DoDD) 5124.02 (Reference (b)) to establish policies, assign responsibilities, and provide procedures for PDBR operation and management as required by section 1554a of Title 10, United States Code (Reference (c)).
b. Designates the Secretary of the Air Force as the lead agent for the establishment, operation, and management of the PDBR for DoD.
APPLICABILITY. This instruction 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 instruction as the "DoD Components").