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ID Card Lifecycle

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  • This instruction establishes policy, assigns responsibilities, and provides procedures for the issuing of DoD ID cards.
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  • This volume establishes responsibilities and procedures for the DoD ID card life-cycle.
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  • 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 rules for eligible individuals as they are stored in the Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System (DEERS).
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  • This manual specifies the architecture and technical requirements for a common identification standard for federal employees and contractors.
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  • This Presidential Directive establishes mandatory, government-wide standards for secure and reliable forms of identification used for physical and logical access to federal facilities.
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  • This Directive establishes policy and assigns responsibility under the DoD PIP Program.

Sponsorship & Eligibility

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

Registration & Enrollment

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  • This Directive establishes policy, assigns responsibilities, and describes procedures for DoD biometrics.
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  • This Instruction implements the policy for the Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System (DEERS).

Background Investigations

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

Card Usage, Maintenance, and Benefits Information

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  • 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 civlian health care (CHC) in support of the members of the uniformed services, their dependents, and other eligible individuals.
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  • This guide details the 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 eligbile personnel and dependents, as they are stored in the Defense Enrollment Eligbility Reporting System (DEERS).
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  • This Directive implements policy, assigns responsibilities, and prescribes procedures for applying integrated, layered protection of the DoD information system and networks.
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  • This Directive establishes policy and assigns responsibilities to achieve DoD information assurance (IA).
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  • This Directive implements policy, assigns responsibilities, and prescribes procedures for applying integrated, layered protection of the DoD information system and networks.
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  • 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.
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  • This Regulation implements the policies and minimum standards for the physical security of DoD installations and resources.
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  • This Instruction prescribes procedures and assigns responsibilities for operating Armed Services Exchanges.
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  • This Instruction implements policy for eliminating the fraudulent use of Identification Cards (ID) 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).
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  • This Instruction establishes and implements policy, assigns responsibilities, and prescribes procedures for operating and managing programs for military MWR programs.
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  • This Instruction prescribes policy, assigns responsibilities, and sets procedures for operating the Defense commissary system.

Privacy

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  • This Directive updates the policies and responsibilites of the DoD Privacy Program.
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  • This Regulation prescribes uniform procedures for implementation of the Defense Privacy Program.
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  • This Instruction establishes policy and assigns responsibilies for SSN use reduction in the Department of Defense.