Transportation and Traffic Management
|Publication Date:||31 August 2018|
APPLICABILITY AND SCOPE
This Directive applies to the Office of Secretary of Defense, the Military Departments, the Office of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the Combatant Commands, the Office of the Inspector General of 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").
Specific policies for operational support airlift are in DoD Instruction 4500.43 (Reference (h)). Policies on the use of Government aircraft and air travel are in DoD Directive 4500.56 (Reference (i)). Policies on administrative use of motor vehicles are in DoD Instruction 4500.36 (Reference (j)). Policies on air passenger management and safety and quality control of civil air carriers are in DoD Instruction 4500.53 (Reference (k)). Policy on eligibility to travel on-board aircraft operated by or for the Department of Defense is prescribed in Reference (f). In the event of a conflict between the above references and this Directive, this Directive governs.
REISSUANCE AND PURPOSE
Reissues and updates Reference (a) in all areas except those relating to the provision of transportation services to Federal Agencies other than the Department of Defense. Those authorities remain unchanged and, to comply with Reference (b), retain their effective date of January 26, 1989.
Renames Reference (c) and directs the Commander, U.S. Transportation Command (USTRANSCOM), as the single-manager for common user transportation, to develop, publish, and maintain Reference (c). All users of the Defense Transportation System shall comply with Reference (c).
Designates USTRANSCOM as the DoD Executive Agent for the DoD Customs and Border Clearance Program in accordance with Reference (d) and cancels DoD Directive 5030.49 (Reference (e)).
Designates the Secretary of the Army as the DoD Executive Agent for the Military Assistance to Safety and Traffic (MAST) program, in accordance with Reference (d).
Continues to authorize DoD Instruction 4515.13(Reference (f)) in accordance with DoD Instruction 5025.01 (Reference (g)).