32 CFR 183.5 - Responsibilities.
(a) The Under Secretary of Defense for Policy (USD(P)) shall establish policy for and facilitate the interagency coordination of special events with Federal, State, and local agencies, and qualifying entities and the DoD Components, as required.
(b) The ASD(HD&ASA), under the authority, direction, and control of the USD(P), shall:
(1) In coordination with the CJCS, oversee the management and coordination of DoD support of special events including events covered under title 10, U.S.C., section 2564.
(2) Serve as the principal civilian advisor to the Secretary of Defense and the USD(P) on DoD support of special events.
(3) In accordance with DoDD 5111.13 (see http://www.dtic.mil/whs/directives/corres/pdf/511113p.pdf), approve requests for assistance from civil authorities and qualifying entities for DoD support of special events. Such requests shall be coordinated with appropriate offices within OSD, with the CJCS, and with the heads of appropriate DoD Components. The ASD(HD&ASA) will immediately notify the Secretary of Defense and the USD(P) when this authority is exercised.
(4) Coordinate, or consult on, special event support policy with other Federal departments and agencies (which may include the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), the U.S. Secret Service (USSS), and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)) and with other qualifying entities as appropriate.
(5) Develop, coordinate, and oversee the implementation of DoD support of special events.
(6) Through the CJCS, monitor the activation, deployment, and employment of DoD personnel, facilities, and other resources involved in DoD support of special events.
(7) Coordinate DoD support of special events with the General Counsel of the Department of Defense (GC, DoD) and the Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller)/Chief Financial Officer, Department of Defense (USD(C)/CFO).
(8) Coordinate with the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Public Affairs (ASD(PA)) to ensure that information relating to DoD support of special events receives appropriate dissemination using all approved media.
(9) Represent the Department of Defense regarding special events to other Federal departments and agencies, State and local authorities, and qualifying entities, including designating the Department of Defense representatives for the working groups identified in § 183.6(b) of this part.
(10) Manage, in conjunction with the USD(C)/CFO, the Support for International Sporting Competitions (SISC) Defense Account.
(11) In accordance with section 5802 of Public Law 104-208, as amended, notify the congressional defense committees of DoD plans to obligate funds in the SISC Defense Account.
(12) In accordance with title 10 U.S.C. 2564, submit an annual report to Congress, no later than January 30 of each year following a year in which the Department of Defense provides assistance under title 10 U.S.C. 2564, detailing DoD support to certain sporting competitions.
(c) The Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness (USD(P&R)) shall coordinate on DoD support of special events and, in coordination with the CJCS, provide advice regarding the effect the requested support will have on readiness and military operations.
(d) The USD(C)/CFO shall:
(1) Coordinate on DoD support of special events, and provide advice regarding the effect on the DoD budget and on DoD financial resources.
(2) Maintain the SISC Defense Account in conjunction with the ASD(HD&ASA).
(e) The Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics (USD(AT&L)) shall coordinate on DoD logistical support of special events.
(f) The GC, DoD shall coordinate and provide legal counsel on DoD support of special events.
(g) The ASD(PA) shall provide policy guidance and review, coordinate, and approve requests for ceremonial and entertainment support for special events covered by this part, in accordance with DoDD 5410.18 (see http://www.dtic.mil/whs/directives/corres/pdf/541018p.pdf), DoDI 5410.19 (see http://www.dtic.mil/whs/directives/corres/pdf/541019p.pdf) and DoDD 5122.05 (see http://www.dtic.mil/whs/directives/corres/pdf/512205p.pdf).
(h) The Heads of the DoD Components shall:
(1) Designate and maintain an office of primary responsibility (OPR) for special events or a special events coordinator, and provide that OPR designation and contact information to the CJCS within 60 days of the publication of this part. Changes to OPR designation and contact information shall be provided to the CJCS within 30 days of the change.
(2) Provide personnel, equipment, and support of special events as directed.
(3) Ensure that personnel supporting special events comply with applicable antiterrorism and force protection training and standards.
(4) Provide other support of special events as directed.
(i) The CJCS shall:
(1) Provide planning guidance to DoD Components for all special events for which DoD support may require the employment of military forces or centralized command and control.
(2) Review all requests for DoD support of special events and, in coordination with the USD(P&R), provide advice on the effect that the requested support will have on readiness and military operations.
(3) Prepare, staff, and issue orders and messages on DoD support of special events that has been approved by authorized DoD officials.
(4) Issue guidance to the Combatant Commanders on the implementation of this part.
(5) Process requests for DoD support of special events.
(6) Maintain sufficient staff to manage the day-to-day operational aspects of DoD support of special events.
(7) Manage and maintain equipment that is procured to support DoD special events.
(i) Establish and operate a system for delivering DoD assets to authorized recipients and for recovering loaned assets at the conclusion of the event.
(ii) Ensure the civil authorities and qualifying entities authorized to accept DoD assets provide a surety bond or other suitable insurance protection to cover the cost of lost, stolen, or damaged DoD property.
(iv) Procure goods and services through contracting, when necessary and authorized by law.
(8) Administer the expenditure of appropriated funds, and ensure that the Department of Defense is reimbursed for its support of special events when required by law or DoD policy.
(i) With the assistance of the DoD Components, provide cost estimates of DoD support to a special event that is under consideration for approval.
(ii) Upon approval, administer the execution of funding for DoD support of special events.
(9) Establish and maintain effective liaison with DoD Components for the timely exchange of information about special event projects.
(10) Provide other support of special events as directed.
(j) The Chief, National Guard Bureau (NGB), under the authority, direction, and control of the Secretary of Defense through the Secretary of the Army and the Secretary of the Air Force, shall:
(1) Serve as the channel of communications for all matters pertaining to the National Guard between DoD Components and the States in accordance with DoDD 5105.77 (see http://www.dtic.mil/whs/directives/corres/pdf/510577p.pdf).
(2) Report National Guard special event support of civil authorities or qualifying entities when using Federal resources, equipment, or funding to the National Joint Operations and Intelligence Center.
(3) Serve as an advisor to the Combatant Commanders on National Guard matters pertaining to the combatant command missions, and support planning and coordination for DoD support of special events as requested by the CJCS or the Combatant Commanders.
(4) Ensure that National Guard appropriations are appropriately reimbursed for special event activities.
(5) Advocate for needed special event capabilities.
(6) Develop, in accordance with DoDD 5105.77 and in coordination with the Secretaries of the Army and Air Force and the ASD(HD&ASA), guidance regarding this part as it relates to National Guard matters.