Department of the Army Regulation 25-13

Information Management

Telecommunications and Unified Capabilities


25 March 2013

Effective date: 25 April 2013

UNCLASSIFIED

PIN: 103366000

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History. This publication is a new Department of the Army regulation.

Summary. This regulation establishes policies and assigns responsibilities for the management of unified capabilities. It applies to information technology contained in both business systems and national security systems (except as noted) developed for or purchased by the Department of Army. It implements the provisions of Sections 2223 and 3014, Title 10, United States Code; 40 United States Code, Subtitle III, Clinger-Cohen Act; 44 United States Code, Chapters 35 and 36; DODD 8000.01 ; DODI 8100.04 ; DODD 5105.77 ; DODD 5105.83 ; and other related Federal statutes and directives. The full scope of Chief Information Officer responsibilities and management processes for telecommunications and unified capabilities are delineated throughout this regulation.

Applicability. This regulation applies to the Active Army, the Army National Guard/Army National Guard of the United States, and the U.S. Army Reserve, unless otherwise stated. Portions of this regulation prescribe specific prohibitions that are punitive, and violations of these provisions may subject offenders to non-judicial or judicial action under the Uniform Code of Military Justice. During mobilization, procedures in this publication can be modified to support policy changes as necessary.

Proponent and exception authority. The proponent of this regulation is the Chief Information Officer/G-6 . The proponent has the authority to approve exceptions or waivers to this regulation that are consistent with controlling law and regulations. The proponent may delegate this approval authority, in writing, to a division chief within the proponent agency or its direct reporting unit or field operating agency, in the grade of colonel or the civilian equivalent. Activities may request a waiver to this regulation by providing justification that includes a full analysis of the expected benefits and must include formal review by the activity's senior legal officer. All waiver requests will be endorsed by the commander or senior leader of the requesting activity and forwarded through their higher headquarters to the policy proponent. Refer to AR 25-30 for specific guidance.

Army internal control process. This regulation contains internal control provisions and identifies key internal controls that must be evaluated (see appendix C ).

Supplementation. Supplementation of this regulation and establishment of command and local forms are prohibited without prior approval from the Chief Information Officer/G-6 (SAIS-PRG), 107 Army Pentagon, Washington, DC 20310-0107.

Suggested improvements. Users are invited to send comments and suggested improvements on DA Form 2028 (Recommended Changes to Publications and Blank Forms) directly to the Office of the Chief Information Officer/G-6 (SAIS-PRG), 107 Army Pentagon, Washington, DC 20310-0107 ( CIOG6CIOPolicy@conus.army.mil ).

Distribution. This publication is available in electronic media only and is intended for command levels B, C, D, and E for the Active Army, the Army National Guard/Army National Guard of the United States, and the U.S. Army Reserve.



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