Accession Number : ADA314328

Title :   DoD Combating Terrorism Program.

Corporate Author : ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF DEFENSE (SPECIAL OPERATIONS LOW INTENSITY CONFLICT) WAS HINGTON DC COUNTERTERRORISM

PDF Url : ADA314328

Report Date : 15 SEP 1996

Pagination or Media Count : 14

Abstract : This Directive: (1) Reissues reference (a) to update DoD policies and responsibilities for implementing the DoD Combating Terrorism Program, pursuant to reference (b). (2) Assigns responsibilities for the protection of DoD personnel and their families, facilities, and other material resources from terrorist acts. (3) Continues to authorize the publication of reference (c), as the DoD standard for force protection against acts of terrorism, in accordance with reference (d). (4) Establishes the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff as the principal advisor and focal point responsible to the Secretary of Defense for all Department of Defense force protection issues. (5) Expands the responsibilities of the Combatant Commanders to ensure the force protection of all Department of Defense activities in their geographic area of responsibility.

Descriptors :   *DIRECTIVES, *TERRORISM, POLICIES, DEFENSE SYSTEMS, MATERIALS, PROTECTION, RESOURCES, GEOGRAPHIC AREAS, MILITARY COMMANDERS.

Subject Categories : Administration and Management
      Unconventional Warfare

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE