Information Operations (IO)
|Publication Date:||2 May 2013|
PURPOSE. This directive:
a. Reissues DoD Directive 3600.01 (Reference (a)) in accordance with the authority in DoD Directive 5111.1 (Reference (b)) and, pursuant to the authority and guidance in Secretary of Defense Memorandum (Reference (c)), updates established policy and assigned responsibilities for IO.
b. Updates IO definitions.
c. Directs the establishment of the Information Operations Executive Steering Group (IO ESG).
APPLICABILITY. This directive applies to OSD, the Military Departments, the Office of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (CJCS) and the Joint Staff, the Combatant Commands (CCMDs), 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 (hereinafter referred to collectively as the "DoD Components").