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The DHA Charter (DODD 5136.13) delegates the Director, DHA, authority to establish and maintain, for functions assigned, a publication system for regulations, instructions, and reference documents.  

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Oct 23, 2023

Memorandum: Use of Next Generation Smallpox Vaccines

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DOD components will take necessary actions to ensure JYNNEOS replaces ACAM2000 as the primary pre-event smallpox vaccine for use in at-risk DOD service members, members of the DOD expeditionary workforce, select laboratory workers, and first responders.

  • Identification #: N/A
  • Type: Memorandum
May 5, 2023

Directive Type Memorandum: #23-005, Self-Initiated Referral Process for Mental Health Evaluations of Members of the Armed Forces

This directive-type memorandum: Establishes policy, assigns responsibilities, and provides procedures for a self-initiated process that enables Service members, to trigger a referral for a mental health evaluation. Is effective May 5, 2023; it must be incorporated into DoD Instruction 6490.04. This DTM will expire effective May 5, 2024.

  • Identification #: 23-005
  • Type: Directive Type Memorandum
Apr 4, 2023

Instruction: #DODI 6400.11, DOD Integrated Primary Prevention Policy for Prevention Workforce and Leaders

Establishes and implements policy, assigns responsibilities, prescribes procedures, and identifies requirements for addressing primary prevention of harmful behaviors, in military communities. Establishes roles, requirements, and training and education standards for full-time and part-time Integrated Primary Prevention personnel. Establishes learning ...

  • Identification #: DODI 6400.11
  • Type: Instruction
Feb 24, 2023

Manual: #DODM 1332.18, Volume 1, Disability Evaluation System Manual: General Information and Legacy Disability Evaluation System Time Standards

This manual is composed of several volumes, each containing its own purpose. The purpose of the overall manual, in accordance with the authority in DOD Directive 5124.02 (Reference (a)), is to implement policy, assign responsibilities, and provide procedures for the DES pursuant to DOD Instruction 1332.18 (Reference (b)).

  • Identification #: DODM 1332.18, Volume 1
  • Type: Manual
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