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Mon Nov 25, 2019, 05:40 PM

16. New 2010 Directive - Military Contractors & Military can operate ON US SOIL

Department of Defense DIRECTIVE NUMBER 3025.18 December 29, 2010

A DOD Directive is released spelling out how the 480,000 (2010 #s) military troops now stationed IN the US can be used ON AMERICAN SOIL. (Private Military contractors allowed to assist in civil unrest)

https://www.dco.uscg.mil/Portals/9/CG-5R/nsarc/DoDD%203025.18%20Defense%20Support%20of%20Civil%20Authorities.pdf

SUBJECT: Defense Support of Civil Authorities (DSCA)

NUMBER 3025.18

1. PURPOSE. This Directive:

a. Establishes policy and assigns responsibilities for DSCA, also referred to as civil support.

b. Incorporates and cancels DoD Directive (DoDD) 3025.1 and DoDD 3025.15 (References (a) and (b)).

c. Supplements the regulations (in DoDD 5525.5 (Reference (c))) required by section 375 of title 10, United States Code (U.S.C.), (Reference (d)) regarding military support for civilian law enforcement.

d. Provides guidance for the execution and oversight of DSCA when requested by civil authorities or by qualifying entities and approved by the appropriate DoD official, or as directed by the President, within the United States, including the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam, American Samoa, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, and any territory or possession of the United States or any political subdivision thereof.

e. Authorizes immediate response authority for providing DSCA, when requested.

f. Authorizes emergency authority for the use of military force, under dire situations, as described in paragraph 4.i. above the signature of this Directive.


Huge trove of information in the OP link below, although many of the links no longer work. A fascinating read.

https://m.dailykos.com/stories/2011/12/05/1042485/-SCARY-Department-of-Defense-DIRECTIVE-NUMBER-3025-18-December-29-2010

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