DOD EXECUTIVE AGENT
|Publication Date:||3 September 2002|
PURPOSE. Pursuant to the authority of the Secretary of Defense under reference (a), this Directive:
Provides a DoD-wide definition of DoD Executive Agent.
Provides DoD approval authority for assigning DoD Executive Agent responsibilities, functions, and authorities within the Department of Defense.
Prescribes the policy for the management and control of DoD Executive Agent assignments and arrangements associated with such assignments within the Department of Defense.
Provides for the exchange of information between DoD Executive Agents and the DoD Components regarding resources and the quality of support throughout the full range of operations.
APPLICABILITY. This Directive applies to the Office of the Secretary of Defense; the Military Departments; the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff; the Combatant Commands; the Office of the Inspector General, Department of Defense; the Defense Agencies; the DoD Field Activities; and all other organizational entities within the Department of Defense (hereafter collectively referred to as "the DoD Components").