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DOD issuances contain the various policies and procedures the govern and regulate activities and missions across the defense enterprise. They take the form of formal directives, instructions, publications and manuals, administrative instructions, and directive-type memorandums.
DOD also publishes forms that are used for a variety of internal purposes and for members of the public to request information and services.
These documents may be found on the DOD Washington Headquarters Services issuance website.
Each Military Department publishes forms and regulations that similarly govern and regulate the activities within its respective military branch:
The Department of Defense provides the military forces needed to deter war and ensure our nation's security.