The Director of Administration and Management (DA&M) has three broad missions in support of the Secretary and Deputy Secretary of Defense, the Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD), tenants of the Pentagon Reservation, and specified Defense activities:
- Principal Staff Assistant and advisor to the Secretary and Deputy Secretary of Defense on specified organizational, management, and administrative matters;
- Administrative services agent in the National Capital Region and senior responsible official for the Pentagon Reservation; and
- Security, law enforcement, and emergency management provider for the Pentagon, and designated Department of Defense (DoD) facilities in the National Capital Region.
The DA&M exercises authority, direction, and control over the staffs and resources of ODA&M, Washington Headquarters Services, and Pentagon Force Protection Agency, and engages partners and stakeholders in its management, governance, services, and contingency and continuity of operations functions.
The 2012 - 2017 DA&M Strategic Plan
The 2012-2017 DA&M Strategic Plan operationalizes the DA&M vision and codifies the DA&M values and guiding principles as foundational concepts for the conduct of day-to-day business. It sets the stage for the DA&M to operate as an essential mission partner and trusted advisor to the Secretary and Deputy Secretary of Defense, and to deliver premier program management and oversight, security services, and support functions that enable uninterrupted operation of the DoD Headquarters.