The Army Publishing Directorate
The Army Publishing Directorate (APD) supports readiness as the Army’s centralized publications and forms management organization.
APD authenticates, publishes, indexes, distributes, and manages Department of the Army publications and forms to ensure that Army policy is current
and can be developed or revised quickly. APD also provides and manages procurement of printed and electronic media products to the Army.
Authority for APD’s responsibilities is prescribed by:
♦ Title 44, United States Code (USC)
♦ Title 5, United States Code (USC)
♦ Title 10, United States Code (USC)
♦ Title 41, Code of Federal Regulations (CFR)
♦ The Congressional Joint Committee on Printing (JCP)
♦ Government printing and binding regulations
♦ The Code of Federal Regulations (CFR)
♦ Department of Defense (DOD) and DA internal policies and directives