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Directives Management Program

(DNS-52)

We are responsible for validation, distribution and verification of Navy directives (instructions, notices, change transmittals). We ensure policy issued by the SECNAV and CNO are kept free of duplication on subject matter, routinely purged of outdated material and kept to an absolute minimum in number. We serve as the official record-keeping entity for all SECNAV/OPNAV directive case files.  

Initiatives

  • Establish a collaborative workgroup of Echelon II Navy and USMC directives managers
  • Maintain digital archives library with real time on-demand access
  • Simplify directives development, review and revision processes
  • Enable ready access to directives for enterprise and historic use

Branch Achievements

  • Maintain digital archives library with real time on-demand access
  • Distributing timely classified instructions via DON Classified Issuances (DONCI) website
  • Providing easy access to directives for enterprise and historic use via an online portal as well as regular updates to Fleet forces
  • Established the Navy Directives Management Board to ensure the Directives program remains responsive to our Navy community and operational mission