Recovery Coordination Program (RCP)
|Publication Date:||1 December 2009|
In accordance with the authority in DoD Directive (DoDD) 5124.02 (Reference (a)) and the guidance in sections 1611, 1614, and 1648 of Public Law 110-181 (Reference (b)), this Instruction:
a. Establishes policy, assigns responsibilities, and prescribes uniform guidelines, procedures, and standards for improvements to the care, management, and transition of recovering Service members (RSMs) across the Military Departments.
b. Establishes the RCP evaluation process to provide for a coordinated review of the policies, procedures, and issues of the program.
c. Incorporates and cancels Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness (USD(P&R)) Directive-type Memorandum 08-049 (Reference (c)).
APPLICABILITY. This Instruction applies to:
a. 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 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.
b. The Joint Task Force National Capital Region Medical (JTFCapMed).
c. RSMs as defined in the Glossary, regardless of component or duty status. d. Eligible family members of RSMs as defined in the Glossary.