DODD 2310.01E (D)
DoD Detainee Program
|Publication Date:||19 August 2014|
PURPOSE. This directive:
a. Reissues DoD Directive (DoDD) 2310.01E (Reference (a)) to update established policy and assigned responsibilities within DoD for the Detainee Program, including to ensure compliance with the laws of the United States, the law of war, including the Geneva Conventions of 1949 (References (b) through (e)), and all applicable policies, directives, or other issuances.
b. Designates the Under Secretary of Defense for Policy (USD(P)) as the lead proponent for developing, coordinating, and implementing policies and guidance pertaining to detainee operations.
c. Designates the Secretary of the Army as the DoD Executive Agent (EA) for the administration of the DoD Detainee Program in accordance with DoDD 5101.1 (Reference (f)).
d. Is not intended to, and does not, create any right or benefit, substantive or procedural, enforceable at law or in equity by any party against the United States, its departments, agencies, or entities, its officers, employees, or agents, or any other person.
APPLICABILITY. This directive applies to:
a. OSD, the Military Departments, 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 DoD (referred to collectively in this directive as the "DoD Components").
b. All DoD personnel (military and civilian) who engage in, conduct, participate in, or otherwise support detainee operations in any capacity.
c. All DoD contractors and contractor personnel who support detainee operations in any capacity.
d. Non-DoD personnel (including foreign government representatives) as a condition of permitting access to DoD detention facilities or to detainees under DoD control.
e. All detainee operations conducted by DoD personnel (military and civilian) or supported by DoD contractors and contractor employees.