DODD 1300.22(D) CE-01
Mortuary Affairs Policy
|Publication Date:||8 December 2017|
a. Reissues DoD Directive (DoDD) 1300.22E (Reference (a)) to establish policy and assign responsibilities for DoD mortuary affairs.
b. Cancels the Secretary of the Army designation as the DoD Executive Agent for the Contingency Fatality Operations portion of Mortuary Affairs, in accordance with the criteria established for designation of an Executive Agent in DoDD 5101.1 (Reference (b)).
c. Establishes the Central Joint Mortuary Affairs Board (CJMAB) as a permanent standing DoD board to develop recommendations for DoD mortuary affairs policy, procedures, mobilization planning, and mortuary services.
d. Provides overarching policy for DoD's development of tactics, techniques, and procedures for mortuary affairs, including for joint operations.
This directive applies to OSD, the Military Departments (including the Coast Guard at all times, including when it is a Service in the Department of Homeland Security by agreement with that Department), the Office of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (CJCS) 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 (referred to collectively in this directive as the "DoD Components").