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The Department of Defense Detainee Program
Department of Defense directive
OFFICE OF THE DEPUTY SECRETARY OF DEFENSE WASHINGTON DC
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This directive reissues DoD Directive 2310.01, DoD Proogram for Enemy Prisoners of War EPOW and Other Detainees, to revise policy and responsibilities within the Department of Defense DoD for a Detainee Program to ensure compliance with the laws of the United States, the law of war, including the Geneve Conventions of 1949, and all applicable policies, directives, or other issuances. The directive re-designates the Secretary of the Army as the DoD Executive Agent for the Administration of DoD Detainee Operations Policy. This directive establishes the responsibilities of the Under Secretary of Defense for Policy USDP as the lead proponent in developing, coordinating and implementing policies and guidance pertaining to detainee operations.
APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE