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Handbook for Incoming Officials


2021 Handbook for Incoming Officials

The DoD Handbook for Incoming Officials provides preliminary guidance to incoming political appointees throughout the Department of Defense and Military Departments.

This handbook is designed to provide a convenient, ready reference tool to assist in requirements for becoming an official with access to the Pentagon. Some of the topics covered within this handbook are matters related to security and force protection, ethics and standards of conduct, federal benefit options, compensation and pay, medical services, programs and some of the services available at the Pentagon.

For more detailed information related to the processes and requirements for working and getting around the Pentagon you may contact the DoD Presidential Transition Support Office, organizational administrative offices or functional subject matter experts.


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Telephone: 703-692-9060