DDRP Program Policy Archives

DoD Drug Policy History

Date Subject Signed By Title
10/10/12 DODI 1010.16 "Technical Procedures for the Military Personnel Drug Abuse Testing Program (MPDATP)" Erin Conaton USD(P&R)
9/13/12 DODI 1010.01 "Military Personnel Drug Abuse Testing Program (MPDATP)" Erin Conaton USD(P&R)
8/29/12 Navy Synthetic Drug Testing Program Frederick E. Vollrath PD ASD Readiness and Force Management
7/9/12 Food and Drug Administration Safety and Innovations Act Subtitle D:Synthetic Drug Abuse Prevention Act of 2012 Barack  Obama President
6/22/12

DODI 1010.09 DoD Civilian Employee Drug-Free Workplace Program

Dr. Rooney Acting USD(P&R)
5/31/12 Fiscal Year 2011 Status of Drug Use in the Department of Defense (DoD) Personnel Report Mr. Angello Director, ORS
5/31/12 Fiscal Year 2011 Status of Drug Use in the Department of Defense (DoD) Personnel Report Mr. Angello Director, ORS
5/1/12 Fiscal Year 2010 Status of Drug Use in the Department of Defense (DoD) Personnel Report Mr. Angello Director, ORS
4/11/2012 Standard Drug Testing Panel Update; changed initial screening cutoff for codeine and morphine from 2000 ng/mL to 300 ng/mL. Dr. Rooney Acting USD(P&R)
3/14/2012 USD(P&R) re-issued memorandum lowering the annual random testing rate for civilians in testing designated positions from 100% to 50%. Dr. Rooney Acting USD(P&R)
3/13/2012 Standard Drug Testing Panel Update; implement hydrocodone and hydromorphone testing and eliminated routine testing for PCP testing. Dr. Rooney Acting USD(P&R)
1/31/2012 USD(P&R) ALDODACT message encouraging drug counseling and treatment 90 days prior to the launch of the expanded prescription drug testing regimen. Dr. Rooney Acting USD(P&R)
10/27/2011 Approval to conduct live testing of service members urinalysis specimens utilizing the Electronic Prescription Review System (ePRS). CAPT Kevin Klette Director, Drug Testing and Program Policy
7/26/2011 USD(P&R)) memorandum "USAF "Spice" Testing Program" Dr. Clifford L. Stanley USD(P&R)
7/8/2011 USD(P&R) memorandum lowering the annual random testing rate for civilians in testing designated positions from 100% to 50%. Dr. Clifford L. Stanley USD(P&R)
3/28/2011 USD(P&R) Response to CJCS memorandum Systems Approach to Drug Demand Reduction in the Force Dr. Clifford L. Stanley USD(P&R)
3/1/2011 Fiscal Year 2009 Status of Drug Use in the Department of Defense (DoD) Personnel Report Dr. Woodson ASD(Health Affairs)
11/1/2010 CJCS memorandum Systems Approach to Drug Demand Reduction in the Force ADM Mullen CJCS
12/8/2010 Mandatory Revised Guidelines for Federal Workforce Drug Testing Programs Dr. Clifford L. Stanley USD(P&R)
9/1/2009 2008 DoD Survey of Health Related Behaviors Among Active Duty Military Personnel Studies and Evaluation RTI International RTI International
5/21/2009 Fiscal Year 2008 Status of Drug Use in the Department of Defense (DoD) Personnel Report Jean Storck Acting Deputy Director, Tricare
5/5/2009 Mandatory Guidelines for Federal Workplace Drug Testing Programs COL Ronald Shippee Director, Drug Testing and Program Policy
4/28/2009 Implementation of New Urinalysis Drug Testing Discrepancy Codes COL Ronald Shippee Director, Drug Testing and Program Policy
3/10/2009 Designer Drug Testing Policy Change COL Ronald Shippee Director, Drug Testing and Program Policy
3/6/2009 Interface Development between the DDRP LIMS and the Pharmacy Data Transaction Service (PDTS) COL Ronald Shippee Director, Drug Testing and Program Policy
12/29/2008 Modification of the Department of Defense Opiate Drug Testing Procedures Elder Granger, MG, MC, USA ASD(HA)
12/11/2008 Change in the Department of Defense Afghanistan Drug Testing Policy S. Ward Casscells, M.D. Assistant Secretary of Defense (Health Affairs)
6/20/2008 Interim Guidance for the Implementation of Public Law 110-181, Section 3002 (the Bond Amendment) Regarding Adjudication of Security Clearances Laurence K. Burgess Deputy Under Secretary of Defense (HUMINT, Counterintelligence and Security)
4/21/2008 Memorandum of Understanding between TRICARE Management Activity and Defense Manpower Data Center MG Elder Granger, Mark Beckenridge Deputy Director, TMA and Deputy Director, DMDC
4/16/2008 Redistribution of Department of Defense Military Drug Testing Workload S. Ward Casscells, M.D. ASD(HA)
3/28/2008 Directive-Type Memorandum (DTM) 07-015 USD(P&R) - DoD Social Security Number (SSN) Reduction Plan David S.C. Chu USD(P&R)
3/3/2008 Well-Being of the Force Indicators Michael L. Dominguez Principal Deputy (USD) Personnel and Readiness
1/10/2008 Delegation of Authority for the Drug Demand Reduction Program (to Dep Dir TMA) S. Ward Casscells, M.D. Assistant Secretary of Defense (Health Affairs)
9/27/2007 Urine Specimen Validity Testing of Military Members Elder Granger, MG, MC, USA Deputy Director, TRICARE Management Activity
8/30/2007 Delegation of Authority for the Drug Demand Reduction Program David S.C. Chu USD(P&R)
7/26/2007 DoD DDRP - Transfer of DoD Issuances Michael Donley Director, OSD - Admin and Management
6/25/2007 2006 DoD Survey of Health Related Behaviors in the Reserve Component RTI International RTI International
1/24/2007 DoD Drug Demand Reduction Program Policy - Transfer from Policy to P&R England Dep Sec Def
12/29/2006 Strategic Plan Drug Demand Reduction Program COL Ronald Shippee Director, Drug Testing and Program Policy
12/1/2006 2005 Department of Defense Survey of Health Related Behaviors Among Active Duty Military Personnel RTI International RTI International
8/20/2006 Elimination of LSD from the DoD Standard Drug Testing Panel Richard Douglas DASD(CN/CP/GT)
7/17/2006 Change to the DoD DDR Policy - Random Testing Thomas W. O'Connell ASD(SO/LIC)
7/5/2006 Change to the DoD DDR Policy - Random Testing Thomas W. O'Connell ASD(SO/LIC)
6/12/2006 Pre-Accession Drug and Alcohol Testing Policy England Dep Sec Def
1/12/2006 Standard Drug Testing Panel and Criteria for Reporting Drug Use in the Military Drug Testing Program Richard Douglas DASD for Counternarcotics
1/12/2006 Standard Drug Testing Panel and Criteria for Reporting Drug Use in the Military Drug Testing Program (amp cutoff) Richard Douglas DASD(CN)
9/29/2005 OSD/Joint Staff Drug Free Workplace Plan Random Drug Testing Revision Michael Donley Director, OSD - Admin and Management
8/11/2005 Standard Drug Testing Panel and Criteria for Reporting Drug Use in the Military Drug Testing Program (add oxy, dl-amp, eliminate barbs) Robert Newberry Principal Director (CN)
8/11/2005 Current Use of Non-Instrumental Testing Devices in Support of the Urinalysis Drug Testing Program Robert Newberry Principal Director (CN)
8/10/2005 Department of Defense Drug Testing Snowflake from Secretary Rumsfeld Donald Rumsfeld Secretary of Defense
5/12/2005 Implementing Instructions for National Guard Substance Abuse Program Realignment H. Steven Blum Lieutenant General, US Army, Chief, National Guard Bureau
4/21/2005 Use of Non-Instrumental Testing Devices for Field Drug Testing (response) Anita Blair Dep Asst Sec Navy (Military Personnel Policy)
4/1/2005 Use of Non-Instrumental Testing Devices for Field Drug Testing Mary Beth Long DASD(CN)
1/1/2005 DoD DDRP Strategic Planning Talking Points COL Ronald Shippee Director, Drug Testing and Program Policy
12/23/2004 Assigning of RCS POL(A)2191 Robert Cushing (email) WHS, Chief IMD/ESCD
12/17/2004 National Guard Drug Testing Policy Earl S. Bell Colonel, USAF, Chief NGB-J3 Counterdrug Division
11/1/2004 DHHS Medical Review Officer Manual Department of Health and Human Services Department of Health and Human Services
10/22/2004 DDR Policy - Response to the Threat in U.S. Central Command Theaters of Operation Thomas W. O'Connell ASD(SO/LIC)
10/22/2004 DOD OGC "Applicability of Human Research Subject Protection to Certain Activities John Casciotti Associate Deputy General Counsel (HA)
10/16/2004 Request for Waiver of 100% Civilian Testing Requirement Mary Beth Long DASD for Counternarcotics
9/20/2004 Response to the USAF Comments on Drug Demand Reduction Threat in Afghanistan Mary Beth Long DASD(CN)
8/9/2004 Air Force Active Duty Drug Demand Reduction Prevention Program Michael L. Dominguez Assistant Secretary of the Air Force (Manpower and Reserve Affairs)
6/6/2004 Illicit Drug Monitoring in SW Asia Theaters of Operation Michael L. Dominguez Assistant Secretary of the Air Force (Manpower and Reserve Affairs)
5/17/2004 Use of DoD Drug Demand Reduction Funds Andre Hollis ASD(SO/LIC)
4/13/2004 DHSS Mandatory Guidelines for Federal Workplace Drug Testing Programs Department of Health and Human Services Department of Health and Human Services
2/3/2004 Criteria for Reporting Drug Use in the Military Drug Testing Program (reaffirming cutoffs) Thomas W. O'Connell ASD(SO/LIC)
1/1/2004 SOP Manual for Processing and Testing Urine Specimens at DOD Certified FDTLs (PART 1) SGs of Military Services Surgeon Generals
1/1/2004 SOP Manual for Processing and Testing Urine Specimens at DOD Certified FDTLs (PART 2) SGs of Military Services Surgeon Generals
12/18/2003 Implementation of Department DDR Policy Robert Newberry Acting DASD(CN)
10/1/2003 Department DDR Policy (setting policy and 1010.1, 9, 16) Thomas W. O'Connell ASD(SO/LIC)
3/14/2003 Response to Department DDR Policy William J. Carr Acting Deputy Under Secretary (P&R) (Military Personnel Policy)
5/19/2003 LSD Confirmation Testing within the Navy Drug Testing Andre Hollis Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Counternarcotics
7/31/2002 DoD Counternarcotics Policy (Responsibility of De mand and Supply Reduction Programs) Paul Wolfowitz Dep Sec Def
4/16/2002 DoD DDRP Strategic Plan Drug Demand Reduction Program   Drug Demand Reduction Program files
1/10/2001 Department of Defense Civilian Drug Testing Brian Sheridan DoD Coordinator for Drug Enforcement Policy And Support
6/1/2000 Pre-Accession Drug and Alcohol Testing Ana Maria Salazar DASD for Drug Enforcement Policy and Support
5/12/2000 Pre-Accession Drug and Alcohol Testing W.S. Sellman Director, Accession Policy, OASD(Force Management Policy)
5/11/2000 Pre-Accession Drug and Alcohol Testing William Cohen Secretary of Defense
5/8/2000 Pre-Accession Drug and Alcohol Testing - ACTION MEMORANDUM William Cohen (approved initial) Secretary of Defense
4/14/2000 Pre-Accession Drug and Alcohol Testing - ACTION MEMORANDUM ASD(Force Management Policy) Prepared by: LTC Michael Ostroski OASD(FMP)(MPP)/AP
3/2/2000 Decrease the retesting period for applicants who test positive for THC (info paper) LTC Michael Ostroski OASD(FMP)(MPP)/AP
8/2/1999 Guidance for Selection of TDPs (2 versions, one scanned and cleaner version from internet)   Interagency Coordinating Group (ICG) Executive Committee
05/13/1999 Transfer of MEPS Positive Drug Specimens from NWT, Inc. to Navy Drug Screening Laboratory, Great Lakes, IL Ana Maria Salazar DASD for Drug Enforcement Policy and Support
04/28/1999 Drug Testing Laboratory Automation Ana Maria Salazar DASD for Drug Enforcement Policy and Support
1/11/1999 DoD Directive 1010.4 John J. Hamre Dep Sec Def
1/11/1999 DoD Directive 1010.1 John Deutch Dep Sec Def
06/10/1998 LSD Drug Screening Analysis Robert Newberry Acting DASD (Drug Enforcement Policy and Support)
05/27/1998 Defense Reform Intiative Demand Reduction Reorganization Plan Robert Newberry Acting DASD (Drug Enforcement Policy and Support)
03/24/1998 Defense Reform Initiative Demand Reduction Reorganization plan Robert Newberry Acting DASD (Drug Enforcement Policy and Support)
01/28/1998 Impact of Hemp Seed Products on the Military Drug Testing Program Robert Newberry Acting DASD (Drug Enforcement Policy and Support)
10/14/1997 Amphetamine/Methamphetamine Screening in DoD Drug Testing Laboratories Robert Newberry Principal Director for Drug Enforcement Policy and Support
6/21/1997 Analytical Assessment of DoD Military Drug Testing Brian E. Sheridan DASD (Drug Enforcement Policy and Support)
6/4/1997 Barbituates Testing within Military Drug Screening Laboratories Brian E. Sheridan Principal Deputy (DoD Coordinator for Drug Enforcement Policy and Support)
05/08/1997 Outsourcing of Defense Health Program (DHP) Non-Core Competencies Brian E. Sheridan Principal Deputy (DoD Coordinator for Drug Enforcement Policy and Support)
4/28/1997 Army Drug Testing Programs (Outsourcing Drug Testing Brian E. Sheridan Principal Deputy (DoD Coordinator for Drug Enforcement Policy and Support)
4/23/1997 Drug Urinalysis Testing Levels MDMA, MDA, and MDEA Robert Newberry Principal Director for Drug Enforcement Policy and Support
4/25/1997 Sacramental Use of Peyote by Native American Service Members F. Pang ASD(Force Management Policy)
4/23/1997 Drug Urinalysis Testing Levels Request Robert Newberry Principal Director for Drug Enforcement Policy and Support
3/24/1997 Amphetamines Screening in Demand Reduction Drug Testing Program Robert Newberry Principal Director for Drug Enforcement Policy and Support
1/2/1997 DHHS Guidance on Medical Marijuana Joseph H. Autry III, MD Director, Division of Workplace Programs, SAMHSA
10/22/1996 Amphetamine.Methamphetamine Screening in DoD Drug Testing Laboratories Robert Newberry Principal Director for Drug Enforcement Policy and Support
10/2/1996 Analytical Assessment of DoD Military Drug Testing Robert Newberry Principal Director for Drug Enforcement Policy and Support
9/17/1996 Transition to the New Roche On-Line THC Immunoassay Reagents Lennard J. Wolfson Director, Demand Reductions and Systems, Office of the DoD Coordinator for Drug Enforcement Policy and Support
7/3/1996 Administrative False Positive Steroid Test Reporting at the U.S. Army FTDTL Ft Meade Robert Newberry Principal Director for Drug Enforcement Policy and Support
6/7/1996 Request for Technical Assistance Lennard J. Wolfson Director, Demand Reductions and Systems, Office of the DoD Coordinator for Drug Enforcement Policy and Support
03/04/1996 Navy Demand Reduction Program Brian E. Sheridan DASD (Drug Enforcement Policy and Support)
6/29/1995 DoD Certification for Reporting Drug Screening by Immunochemistry Analysis on Olympus AU800 Analyzers Brian E. Sheridan DASD (Drug Enforcement Policy and Support)
6/19/1995 DoD Laboratory Certification for Reporting Drug Screening by Immunochemistry Analysis on Olympus AU800 Analyzers Brian E. Sheridan DASD (Drug Enforcement Policy and Support)
3/21/1995 Immunoanalysis Corporation Drug Testing Kits for THC CAPT John Jemionek Science and Testing Programs Officer, Office of the DoD Coordinator for Drug Enforcement Policy and Support
3/9/1995 Regionalization of the Drug Screening Laboratories Brian E. Sheridan DASD (Drug Enforcement Policy and Support)
1/23/1995 DoD WHS Memorandum "DoD Directive 1010.1, "Military Personnel Drug Abuse Testing Program, December 9,1994" Patricia  Toppings Staff AssistantDirectives and Records Division
12/9/1994 DoD Instruction 1010.16 H. Allen Holmes ASD(SO/LIC)
11/17/1994 Drug Screening Equipment and Reagents for the Military Drug Screening Laboratories Brian E. Sheridan DASD (Drug Enforcement Policy and Support)
10/12/1994 Drug Screening Testing Levels for Opiates Brian E. Sheridan DoD Coordinator for Drug Enforcement Policy and Support
9/13/1994 Drug Testing Laboratory Automation Brian E. Sheridan DASD (Drug Enforcement Policy and Support)
6/1/1994 DoD Strategic Plan Drug Demand Reduction Program   DDRP Files
4/15/1994 Migration System Selection for Drug Testing Laboratory Automation Brian E. Sheridan DASD (Drug Enforcement Policy and Support)
12/7/1993 Drug Screen Testing Levels for Opiates Brian E. Sheridan Acting DoD Coordinator for Drug Enforcement Policy and Support
7/6/1992 Drug Urinalysis Testing Levels Stephen M. Duncan DoD Coordinator for Drug Enforcement Policy and Support
4/21/1992 GAO Report on Counternarcotics 1991 #146675 General Accounting Office General Accounting Office
1/20/1992 DoD Directive 1010.9 William H. Taft, IV Dep Sec Def
3/8/1991 Drug Urinalysis Testing Levels Enrique Mendez, Jr., MD ASD(Health Affairs)
2/19/1991 GAO Report - A Single Agency is Needed to Manage Federal Employee Drug Testing Bernard L. Unger Director, Federal Human Resources Management Issues, GAO
1/1/1990 Decision Paper for New Entrant Drug Testing    
5/8/1989 Policy on New Entrant Drug and Alcohol Testing and Dependency Evaluation Donald J. Atwood Deputy Secretary of Defense
8/4/1987 Opiate Urinalysis Testing Levels William Mayer, MD ASD(Health Affairs)
6/23/1987 A Drug Prevention Program for Schools Operated by the DoD Barbara Pope DASD(Family Support, Education and Safety)
6/23/1987 A Drug Prevention Program for Schools Operated by the DoD Chapman B. Cox ASD(Force Management and Personnel)
10/4/1986 Federal Initiatives for a Drug-Free America Ronald Reagan President of the United States of America
9/19/1986 Change in Nanogram Testing Levels for Drugs   Pentagon (Operations Directorate)
9/15/1986 Executive Order 12564 Model Plan for a Comprehensive Drug-Free Workplace Program Ronald Reagan President of the United States of America
8/12/1986 Drug Urinalysis Testing Levels William Mayer, MD ASD(Health Affairs)
4/23/1985 Transportation of Specimens and Drug Urinalysis Testing and Retesting Levels William Mayer, MD ASD(Health Affairs)
12/12/1983

Review of Drug Testing aka the "Einsel Commission Report"

David W. Einsel, Jr.Maior General. USA Deputy Surgeon General
12/28/1981 Secretary of Defense Memorandum 02834 Alcohol and Drug Abuse Frank C. Carlucci Deputy Secretary of Defense
11/5/1979 Secretary of Defense Memorandum "DoD Policy Regarding Cannabis Users" W. Graham Claytor, Jr. Deputy Secretary of Defense
12/12/1977 ASD(HA) Memorandum "Urinalysis Selective Testing Study" Dr. Robert Smith ASD(HA)
10/6/1977 ASD(HA) Memorandum "Increased Urinalysis for Drug Abuse Detection" Vernon McKenzie Acting Assistant Secretary
6/9/1977 ASD(HA) Memorandum "Increased Urinalysis for Drug Abuse Detection" Dr. Robert Smith ASD(HA)
5/2/1977 ASD(HA) Memorandum "Radioimmunoassay Cutoff Levels for Urinalysis Conducted in Drug Testing Laboratories Vernon McKenzie Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary
10/1973 Final Report. The Vietnam drug user returns, author L Robins. Special Action Office Monograph, US Gov Print Office 1974
6/1973 The Department of Defense Experience in Drug Abuse Programs Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense
10/15/1971 Secretary of Defense Memorandum "Joint use of DoD Resources in for Drug Abuse Control" Secretary of Defense
8/13/71

Policy Statement by the Secretary of Defense-Addressing Certain Categories of Discharges

Secretary of Defense
7/7/1971 Deputy Secretary of Defense Memorandum "Rehabilitation of Drug Users" Deputy Secretary of Defense
6/17/71 Secretary of Defense Memorandum "Operation Plans to address heroin Use in Members of the Armed Forces in Vietnam Secretary of Defense
6/17/71 Remarks About an Intensified Program for Drug Abuse Prevention and Control. President Nixon