|Publication Date:||26 April 2017|
Purpose: In accordance with the direction in the July 11 and December 23, 2014, Deputy Secretary of Defense Memorandums and consistent with DoD Directives (DoDDs) 5105.82 and 5148.11, this issuance:
• Establishes policies, assigns responsibilities, and provides procedures for employee conduct and identifying, investigating, and reporting questionable intelligence activities (QIAs) and significant or highly sensitive matters (S/HSMs).
• Prescribes the intelligence oversight responsibilities and functions, relationships, and authorities of the DoD Senior Intelligence Oversight Official (SIOO).
• Prescribes the responsibilities and relationships of the Under Secretary of Defense for Intelligence, the General Counsel of the Department of Defense (GC DoD), and the DoD Component heads regarding intelligence oversight.
a. 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 DoD (referred to collectively in this issuance as the "DoD Components").
b. Anyone acting on behalf of a DoD Component when conducting intelligence or intelligence-related
c. Nothing in this issuance will be construed to preclude, supersede, or limit the existing authorities and policies governing reporting of criminal or counterintelligence matters to the Defense Criminal Investigative Organizations and Military Department Counterintelligence Organizations.