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DoD Policy and Guidance - Identity Management and Identification (ID) Cards

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DoD Instruction 1000.13, "Identification (ID) Cards for Members of the Uniformed Services, Their Dependents, and Other Eligible Individuals"
January 23, 2014
Incorporating Change 1, December 14, 2017
(106k, PDF) 

This instruction establishes policy, assigns responsibilities, and provides procedures for the issuing of DoD ID cards.

DoD Manual 1000.13, Volume 1, "DoD Identification (ID) Cards: ID Card Life-Cycle"
January 23, 2014
(181k, PDF)

This volume establishes responsibilities and procedures for the DoD ID card life-cycle.

DHRA Supplemental Guide for DoD ID Card Types and Expiration Dates
January 23, 2014
(300k, PDF)

This guide pertains to the DoD ID cards and benefits eligible populations identified in DoD Manual 1000.13, Volume 1, and DoD Manual 1000.13, Volume 2.  The tables within this guide identify the DoD ID card type and expiration date rule for eligible individuals as they are stored in the Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System (DEERS).

DoD Manual 1000.13, Volume 2, "DoD Identification (ID) Cards: Benefits for Members of the Uniformed Services, Their Dependents, and Other Eligible Individuals"
January 23, 2014
(472k, PDF)

This volume prescribes the benefits for commissary; exchange; morale, welfare, and recreation (MWR); Military Health Services direct care in military treatment facilities (MTFs); and TRICARE civilian health care (CHC) in support of the members of the uniformed services, their dependents, and other eligible individuals.

DHRA Supplemental Guide for TRICARE Begin Dates
January 23, 2014
(292k, PDF)

This guide details TRICARE begin date rules for eligible populations identified in DoD Manual 1000.13, Volume 1, and DoD Manual 1000.13, Volume 2.  The tables within this guide identify TRICARE begin date rules for eligible personnel and dependents, as they are stored in DEERS.

DoD Instruction 1000.25, "DoD Personnel Identity Protection (PIP) Program"
March 2, 2016
(196k, PDF)

This instruction establishes policy and assigns responsibility under the DoD PIP Program.

DoD Instruction 1341.2, "Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System (DEERS) Program and Procedures"
August 18, 2016
(123k, PDF)

This instruction establishes policy and assigns responsibility for the procedures associated with DEERS.

DoD Instruction 1000.01, "Identification (ID) Cards Required by the Geneva Conventions"
June 9, 2014
(288k, PDF)

This instruction establishes policy, assigns responsibilities, and provides procedures for DoD ID cards to meet certain requirements of the Geneva Conventions.

Trusted Associate Sponsorship System (TASS) FAQ
November 2012
(337k, PDF)

This FAQ helps contractors apply for a CAC or other government credential.

Federal Policy and Guidance - ID Card Standards

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FIPS 201-2, "Personal Identity Verification (PIV) of Federal Employees and Contractors"
August 2013
(4.76MB, PDF)

This manual specifies the architecture and technical requirements for a common identification standard for federal employees and contractors.         

Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Memorandum M-11-11, "Continued Implementation of Homeland Security Presidential Directive (HSPD) 12 - Policy for a Common Identification Standard for Federal Employees and Contractors"
February 3, 2011
(204k, PDF)

This memorandum directs Federal agencies to develop and issue an implementation policy through which the agency will require the use of the Personal Identity Verification (PIV) credentials as the common means of authentication for access to that agency's facilities, networks, and information systems.

Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Memorandum, "Final Credentialing Standards for Issuing Personal Identity Verification Cards under HSPD-12"
July 31, 2008
(3.29MB, PDF)

This memorandum provides final government-wide credentialing standards to be used by all Federal departments and agencies in determining whether to issue or revoke personal identity verification (PIV) cards to their employees and contractor personnel, including those who are non-United States citizens.

Homeland Security Presidential Directive 12 (HSPD-12), "Policy for a Common Identification Standard for Federal Employees and Contractors"
August 27, 2004
(22k, PDF)

This Presidential Directive establishes mandatory, government-wide standards for secure and reliable forms of identification used for physical and logical access to federal facilities.

DoD Policy and Guidance - Benefits

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DoD Instruction 1330.17, "DoD Commissary Program"
June 18, 2014
(425k, PDF)                                        

This Instruction establishes policy, assigns responsibilities, and prescribes procedures for operating the DoD Commissary Program.

DoD Instruction 1330.21, "Armed Services Exchange Regulations"
July 14, 2005
(204k, PDF)

This Instruction prescribes procedures and assigns responsibilities for operating Armed Services Exchanges.

DoD Instruction 1015.10, "Military Morale, Welfare, and Recreation (MWR) Programs"
May 6, 2011
(259k, PDF)

This Instruction establishes and implements policy, assigns responsibilities, and prescribes procedures for operating and managing programs for military MWR programs.

DoD Instruction 1000.24, "Confiscation of Fraudulent Identification (ID) Cards at Military Treatment Facilities"
May 22, 2003
(18k, PDF)

This Instruction implements policy for eliminating the fraudulent use of identification (ID) cards issued to members of the uniformed services, their dependents, and other eligible individuals for health care provided in the Military Health System (MHS) medical treatment facilities (MTFs).

DoD Instruction 1342.24, "Transitional Compensation for Abused Dependents"
May 23, 1995
(35k, PDF)

This Instruction implements policy, assigns responsibilities, and prescribes procedures under Section 1059 of Title 10, United States Codes, for the payment of monthly transitional compensation to dependents of members separated for dependent abuse.

DoD Policy and Guidance - Security

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DoD Instruction 5200.02, "DoD Personnel Security Program (PSP)"
September 9, 2014
(132k, PDF)

This Instruction establishes policy, assigns responsibilities, and prescribes procedures for the DoD Personnel Security Program (PSP).

DoD 5200.2-R, "Personnel Security Program"
January 1987
(1.32MB, PDF)

This Regulation establishes policies and procedures to ensure that acceptance and retention of personnel in the Armed Forces, acceptance and retention of civilian employees in the Department of Defense, and granting members of the Armed Forces, DoD civilian employees, DoD contractors, and other affiliated persons access to classified information are clearly consistent with the interests of national security.

DoD Instruction 5200.46, "DoD Investigative and Adjudicative Guidance for Issuing the Common Access Card (CAC)
September 9, 2014
(180k, PDF)

This Instruction establishes policy, assigns responsibilities, and prescribe procedures for investigating and adjudicating eligibility to hold a Common Access Card (CAC).

DoD Instruction 8500.01, "Cybersecurity"
March 14, 2014
(350k, PDF)

This Instruction establishes a DoD cybersecurity program to protect and defend DoD information and information technology.

DoD Instruction 8520.02, "Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) and Public Key (PK) Enabling"
May 24, 2011
(175k, PDF)

This Instruction establishes policy, assigns responsibilities, and prescribes procedures for developing an implementing a DoD-wide PKI and enhancing security of DoD information systems by enabling these systems to use PKI for authentication, digital signatures, and encryption.

DTM 09-012, "Interim Policy Guidance for DoD Physical Access Control"
April 17, 2017
(144k, PDF)

This Directive-Type Memorandum establishes DoD access control policy and the minimum DoD security standards for controlling entry to DoD installations and stand-alone installations.

DoD 5200.08-R, "Physical Security Program"
May 27, 2009
(135k, PDF)

This Regulation implements policies and minimum standards for the physical security of DoD installations and resources.

DoD Directive 8521.01E, "DoD Biometrics"
January 13, 2016
Incorporating Change 1, August 15, 2017
(104k, PDF)

This Directive establishes policy, assigns responsibilities, and describes procedures for DoD biometrics.

DoD Policy and Guidance - Privacy

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DoD Directive 5400.11, "DoD Privacy Program"
October 29, 2014
(130k, PDF)

This Directive updates the established policies and assigned responsibilities of the DoD Privacy Program.

DoD 5400.11-R, "Department of Defense Privacy Program"
May 14, 2007
(386k, PDF)

This Regulation prescribes uniform procedures for implementation of the Defense Privacy Program.