TRANSITION OF ADMINISTRATION APPOINTEES AND OTHER OFFICIALS
|Publication Date:||26 May 2017|
Pursuant to the authority vested in the Secretary of Defense (SecDef) by Section 113 of Title 10, United States Code (U.S.C.), this issuance:
• Establishes DoD policy for the transfer of authority from outgoing to incoming senior officials, whether incident to the transition between Presidential administrations or in the course of other personnel actions including, but not limited to, reassignment, retirement, or resignation.
• Establishes DoD policy for the departure and arrival of administration appointees, including those Presidentially-appoi
• Assigns responsibilities for the administration, management, and direction of transition activities in compliance with Executive Order 13727.
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 National Guard Bureau, 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 (referred to collectively in this issuance as the "DoD Components").