Operational Contract Support (OCS)
|Publication Date:||31 August 2018|
PURPOSE. This Instruction:
a. Reissues DoD Instruction (DoDI) 3020.41 (Reference (a)) with a new title.
b. Establishes policy, assigns responsibilities, and provides procedures for OCS, including OCS program management, contract support integration, and integration of defense contractor personnel into contingency operations outside the United States in accordance with the guidance in DoD Directive (DoDD) 3020.49 (Reference (b)) and the authority in DoDD 5134.01 (Reference (c)).
APPLICABILITY. This Instruction applies to:
a. Office of the Secretary of Defense, 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 (hereinafter referred to collectively as the "DoD Components").
b. DoD operations (contingency, humanitarian assistance, and other peace operations) outside the United States; other military operations as determined by a Combatant Commander (CCDR); or as directed by the Secretary of Defense (hereinafter referred to collectively as "applicable contingency operations").