Officer and Enlisted Personnel Management


Develops total force military personnel policies and programs, and provides departmental oversight of the Military Departments, Joint Staff, and other DoD Components on assignments, separations, military decorations and awards, and force management to ensure compliance with statutes, executive orders, and existing policies that sustain the All-Volunteer Force.


Ensure military personnel policies and programs support the Secretary of Defense, Military Departments, and Combatant Commanders in managing their uniformed personnel while executing their statutory and assigned roles and missions.


NOTE: DoD Instruction (DoDI), Manual (DoDM), and Directive Type Memorandum (DTM) links are to the DoD Issuance Webpage.

Force Management

Military Decorations And Awards

Military Personnel Assignments

Separations Policy

Reserve Component Affairs