How can I look up current or cancelled issuances? Try using our current issuance search function or searching our cancelled issuance database. A guide to searching for DoD issuances is on our homepage.
Can I get a copy of a cancelled issuance? If it has been cancelled, it is no longer available.
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Why do issuances with changes have red ink? Is there a final version with changes incorporated? The version currently online is the final version. As of 6/15/2012, new DoD issuances with changes will no longer be highlighted in red. Copies of the changes can be requested from DoD Directives.
Why do some DoD issuances contain red digits? Items in red are changes and/or updates.
Can I download Memorandums? This website only carries Directive-Type Memorandums. We do not provide Secretary of Defense Memorandums, Joint Staff Memorandums, or Deputy Secretary of Defense Memorandums.
How can you tell if a publication has been certified as still current? Please refer to the DoD Instruction 5025.01 "DoD Directives Program".
OPR - OFFICE OF PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITY Can you answer questions concerning the content of a DoD Issuance? No, the Directives Division is not the subject matter expert on the issuances posted to the DoD Issuances Website. Please contact the office of primary responsibility that is listed in the column titled "OPR".