NPFC - DOD D 5122.5
Assistant Secretary of Defense for Public Affairs (ASD(PA))
|Publication Date:||5 September 2008|
Reissues DoD Directive (DoDD) 5122.5 (Reference (a)) to update the responsibilities, functions, relationships, and authorities of the ASD(PA) under the authority vested in the Secretary of Defense by sections 113 and 138 of title 10, United States Code (USC) (Reference (b)).
Authorizes the ASD(PA), as a Principal Staff Assistant (PSA) reporting directly to the Secretary of Defense, to issue DoD policy in DoD Instructions within the responsibilities, functions, and authorities assigned herein.
This Directive 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 Department of Defense (hereafter referred to collectively as the "DoD Components").