Medical and Public Health Law Site
DoD Directives

TITLE:  DoD Directive 1300.22, "Mortuary Affairs Policy", 02/03/2000

SUMMARY: This Directive: 1. Supersedes policy established by reference (a) and issues policy and assigns responsibility for mortuary affairs within the Department of Defense (DoD). 2. Incorporates reference (b), which establishes the Secretary of the Army as Executive Agent for mortuary affairs within the Department of Defense. 3. Establishes the Central Joint Mortuary Affairs Office (CJMAO) for coordinating mortuary affairs policy, procedures, mobilization planning, and recommendations on mortuary services during military operations. 4. Provides overarching policy guidance complementing Joint Publication 4-06 (reference (c)), which establishes tactics, techniques, and procedures for mortuary affairs in joint operations.

FILES:  Select a Format

XML (24 KB)    HTML (29 KB)    PDF (37 KB)    RTF (61 KB)

OPR:  PDUSD(P&R), 703-697-2121