DODD 5105.74(D) CE-01
Defense Media Activity (DMA)
|Publication Date:||29 August 2017|
Under the authority vested in the Secretary of Defense by sections 113, 191, and 192 of Reference (a) and consistent with Reference (b), this Directive:
Establishes the DMA, under the Assistant to the Secretary of Defense for Public Affairs (ATSD(PA)), with the mission, organization and management, responsibilities and functions, relationships, and authorities prescribed herein.
Establishes the Defense Media Oversight Board as defined in Enclosure 2 and consistent with Reference (c).
Disestablishes the American Forces Information Service (Reference (d)), effective October 1, 2008. Consistent with the two-phased approach outlined in Reference (b), this Directive takes precedence over Reference (d), as required.
This Directive applies to the Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD), the Military Departments, the Office of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of 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 in the Department of Defense (hereafter referred to collectively as the "DoD Components").