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TITLE:  DoD Directive 5158.5, "Joint Deployment Process Owner," 11/12/2001

SUMMARY:  This Directive:  1. Supersedes reference (a) under the authority of reference (b). 2. Defines
a Department of Defense (DoD) Joint Deployment Process Owner.  3. Designates the Commander in Chief,
United States Joint Forces Command, as the DoD Joint Deployment Process Owner.  4. Establishes policies
and assigns responsibilities for improving the effectiveness and efficiency of the joint deployment and
redeployment processes.  5. Assigns the Joint Deployment Process Owner these Executive Agent
responsibilities and authorities to:  (a) Ensure proper coordination among the DoD Components during
deployment and redeployment process improvement initiatives.  (b) Provide recommendations to the
Secretary of Defense, through the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, regarding deployment and
redeployment process improvements, including the manner and timing of these improvements.   (c) Issue
Directives to other DoD Components and take action on behalf of the Secretary of Defense concerning
deployment and redeployment process improvement initiatives, as specifically authorized by the Secretary
of Defense through the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.

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