DODD 1315.18 CE-03
Procedures for Military Personnel Assignments
|Publication Date:||24 June 2019|
a. Reissues DoD Instruction (DoDI) 1315.18 (Reference (a)) in accordance with the authority in DoD Directive 5124.02 (Reference (b)) to establish policy, assign responsibilities, and provide procedures for the assignment and reassignment of Service members.
b. Provides permanent change of station (PCS) policies and procedures to be used by the Military Services in maintaining an equitable assignment system for enhancing career attractiveness and professional development, sustaining an assignment base for overseas tours of duty, achieving stability for tour completions, developing tour lengths consistent with maintaining a high degree of combat capability and readiness, and achieving PCS stability.
c. Provides standardized overseas tour lengths for Service members stationed outside the continental United States (OCONUS) and requires an assessment of force protection and antiterrorism considerations in accordance with DoDI 2000.12 (Reference (c)) for establishment of new, or changes to current, overseas tour lengths.
d. Incorporates and cancels DoD Directive 1315.07 (Reference (d)).