DODD 2000.12(D) 08/18/03
DOD ANTITERRORISM (AT) PROGRAM
|Publication Date:||18 August 2003|
REISSUANCE AND PURPOSE. This Directive:
Changes the name of the DoD Antiterrorism/Force Protection (AT/FP) Program to the DoD Antiterrorism (AT) Program.
Reissues reference (a) to update DoD policies and assigns responsibilities for implementing the procedures for the DoD AT Program, pursuant to 10 U.S.C. 134; Unified Command Plan; DoD USS Cole Commission Report, dated January 9, 2001; GAO Report, dated September 19, 2001; Secretary of Defense Memorandum, dated May 9, 2001; and Deputy Secretary of Defense Memorandum, dated August 14, 2001 (references (b) through (g)).
Continues to authorize the publication of DoD Instruction 2000.16 and DoD 2000.12-H (references (h) and (i)), pursuant to the requirements of DoD 5025.1-M (reference (j)).
APPLICABILITY AND SCOPE. This Directive applies to the Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD), the Military Departments, the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of 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 in the Department of Defense (hereafter referred to collectively as "the DoD Components"). The term "Military Services," as used herein, refers to the Army, the Navy, the Air Force, the Marine Corps, and the Coast Guard (when operating as a Military Service in the Navy). The term "commanders," as used in this Directive, refers to personnel assigned to command positions at all levels and the heads of the Defense Agencies and Field Activities.
This Directive also applies to DoD military and civilian personnel and their dependent family members; DoD contractors; DoD installations and facilities; DoD-owned, leased, or managed infrastructure and assets critical to mission accomplishment; and other DoD-owned, leased, or managed mission essential assets (hereafter referred to collectively as "DoD Elements and Personnel") overseas and in the United States, its territories, and possessions. DoD Elements and Personnel under the security responsibility of the Department of State (DoS) pursuant to 22 U.S.C. 4801 - 4805, DoD Instruction 5210.84, Memorandum of Understanding between the Department of Defense and the Department of State on Security of DoD Elements and Personnel in Foreign Areas dated December 16, 1997, and memorandum of Understanding between the Department of State and the Department of Defense on Overseas Security Support, dated September 17, 1990 (references (k) through (n)) and other DoD-DoS Memoranda of Understanding (MOU) shall comply with Overseas Security Policy Board (OSPB) and DoS security standards instead of DoD standards prescribed by this Directive and references (h) and (i).