8/19/2013: An updated version of the SD Form 106 is now available. Issuances that are in precoordination or legal objectionable review must use the new version. If your SD 106 has already been sent for signature, conversion isn't required
4/9/2013: The office of the Deputy Secretary of Defense requires that reissued directives include a summary of the changes made. The DoD directive action memo and processing procedures have been updated and a sample is available: Directives_Reissuance_Samples
9/18/2012: OSD Component requests for MS Word versions of online DoD issuances must be sent to the DoD Directives inbox instead of individual editors
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FEDERAL REGISTER ISSUANCES
DOD ISSUANCE EXPIRATION
Effective November 30, 2012: Issuances sent for presignature review must follow the standard format approved on 6/15/2012 (see standards tab). Effective 1/1/2013, all issuances sent to the Directives Division must follow that standard.
Guidelines for processing DoD issuances that must be in the Federal Register are now available on the DoD Issuances Website. The following forms can be found within the Federal Register tab on the Supporting Documents webpage:
Effective for DoD issuances published on or after March 26, 2012: In accordance with Deputy Secretary of Defense Memorandum, "Improving Department Guidance – Department of Defense Issuances," all new issuances, and all existing issuances when they are next reissued or changed, will expire after 10 years if they have not been reissued or cancelled in accordance with DoD Instruction 5025.01 or granted an extension by the OSD Director of Administration and Management.