PROCEDURES GOVERNING THE CONDUCT OF DOD INTELLIGENCE ACTIVITIES
|Publication Date:||8 August 2016|
Purpose: In accordance with the authority in DoD Directive 5240.01 and Executive Order (E.O.) 12333, this issuance:
• Establishes procedures to enable DoD to conduct authorized intelligence activities in a manner that protects the constitutional and legal rights and the privacy and civil liberties of U.S. persons. DoD authorized intelligence activities are foreign intelligence and counterintelligence (CI) activities unless otherwise specified in this issuance.
• Authorizes the Defense Intelligence Components to collect, retain, and disseminate information concerning U.S. persons in compliance with applicable laws, Executive orders, policies, and regulations.
APPLICABILITY. This issuance 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, including elements of the Reserve Components and the National Guard, or anyone acting on behalf of those components or elements, when conducting intelligence activities under DoD's authorities (referred to collectively in this issuance as the "DoD Components"). Coast Guard service members who are detailed to and assigned duties supervised by DoD Intelligence Components and are conducting DoD intelligence activity are subject to this issuance. When, pursuant to Presidential or Congressional action, the Coast Guard operates as a service in the Navy, the provisions of this issuance will apply to all Coast Guard Intelligence activity