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The mission of the Privacy, Civil Liberties, and Freedom of Information Directorate (PCLFD) is to implement the Department of Defense’s Privacy, Civil Liberties, and Freedom of Information programs through advice, monitoring, official reporting, and training.
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The Defense FOIA program is responsible for the formulation and implementation of Freedom of Information Act Policy for the DoD, and official public reporting about DoD’s FOIA operations.
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The Defense Privacy Program oversees a comprehensive framework for the protection of personally identifiable information entrusted to the DoD.
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The Defense Civil Liberties Program oversees the Department’s long-standing policy to protect the constitutional rights of DoD personnel and the public.
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