Department of Defense
January 22, 1996
Procedures for Joint Public Affairs Operations
, "Joint Public Affairs Operations," January 9,
, "Assistant to the Secretary of Defense for
Public Affairs," December 2, 1993
(c) Joint Pub 5-03.2, "Joint Operations Planning and Execution System,"
Vol. II (Planning and Execution Formats and Guidance), March 1992
(d) DoD Instruction 5040.4, "Joint Combat Camera (COMCAM)
Operations," March 5, 1990
(e) through (j), see enclosure E1.
This Instruction implements policy, assigns responsibilities, and prescribes procedures
under reference (a) for the conduct of public affairs programs in support of joint,
combined, and unilateral military operations.
This Instruction applies to the Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD), the Military
Departments, the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the Unified Combatant
Commands, the Inspector General of the Department of Defense (IG, DoD), the
Defense Agencies, and the DoD Field Activities (hereafter referred to collectively as
"the DoD Components").
The term "Military Departments," as used herein, refers to
the Army, the Navy, the Air Force, the Marine Corps, and the Coast Guard when it is
operating as a military service in the Navy.