Armed Forces Participation in National and International Sports Activities
|Publication Date:||31 August 2010|
PURPOSE. This Instruction:
a. Reissues Reference (a) as a DoD Instruction in accordance with the authority in Reference (b) to establish policy, assign responsibilities, and prescribe procedures for the management and participation of Military Services personnel in Service sports competitions and in civilian national and international amateur sports competitions.
b. Establishes the Senior Military Sports Advisor (SMSA), the Armed Forces Sports Council (AFSC), the AFSC Secretariat, and the AFSC Working Group.
APPLICABILITY. This Instruction applies to OSD, the Military Departments (including the Coast Guard at all times, including when it is a service in the Department of Homeland Security by agreement with that Department), 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 Department of Defense (hereafter referred to collectively as the "DoD Components").