The mission of the Privacy, Civil Liberties, and FOIA Directorate (PCLFD) is to implement the Department of Defense's Privacy and Civil Liberties programs through advice, monitoring, official reporting and training.
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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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Pursuant to Section 803 of the Implementing Recommendations of the 9/11 Commission Act of 2007, 42 U.S.C. § 2000ee-l requires DoD privacy officers and civil liberties officers to periodically, but not less than semi-annually, submit a report.
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