DOD D 5145.1 2013 Edition, January 31, 2014
General Counsel of the Department of Defense (GC DoD)
Includes all amendments and changes through Change 1, January 31, 2014
PURPOSE. This directive reissues DoD Directive (DoDD) 5145.01 (Reference (a)) to update the responsibilities and functions, relationships, and authorities of the GC DoD, pursuant to the authority vested in the Secretary of Defense by sections 113 and 140 of Title 10, United States Code (U.S.C.) (Reference (b)).
APPLICABILITY. This directive applies to the OSD, the Military Departments, the Office of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (CJCS) and the Joint Staff, the Combatant Commands, the Office of the Inspector General of the Department of Defense, the Defense Agencies, the DoD Field Activities, and all other organizational entities in the DoD (referred to collectively in this directive as the "DoD Components").