letterhead for the Assistant Secretary of the Army, Manpower and Reserve Affairs
SAMR-ZA  Feb 26, 2010




MEMORANDUM FOR SEE DISTRIBUTION

SUBJECT: Delegation Authority under Section 8078 of the Department of Defense
Appropriations Act for Fiscal Year of 2010



  1. Reference Office of the Under Secretary of Defense (Personnel and Readiness) Memorandum, January 14, 2010, subject: Redelegation of Authority under Section 8078 of the Department of Defense Appropriations Act for Fiscal Year 2010. (Enclosure)
  2. You are hereby delegated the authority to exercise the provisions of section of 7403(g) of title 38, United States Code (USC) to appoint certain health-care professionals as listed under section 7403(a)(2) of title 38, USC, as well as those listed in section 8078 of Public Law 111-118, the Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2010.
  3. The occupations covered under this delegation are Pharmacists, Audiologists, Psychologists, Social Workers, Orthotists/Prosthetists, Occupational Therapists, Physical Therapists, Rehabilitation Therapists, Respiratory Therapists, Speech Pathologists, Dietitians/Nutritionists, Industrial Hygienists, Psychology Technicians, Social Service Assistants, Practical Nurses, Nursing Assistants, Dental Hygienists, Physicians, Dentists, Podiatrists, Optometrists, Nurses, Physician Assistants, Expanded-function Dental Auxiliaries and Chiropractors. This authority may be further delegated, in writing, to the lowest practical level deemed necessary to facilitate the recruitment and hiring process.
  4. This delegation is effective immediately. However, unless extended by a Continuing Resolution, the authority under Section 8078 of the Department of Defense Appropriations Act for Fiscal Year 2010, and the delegation herein, will expire on September 30, 2010.




// signed //                              
THOMAS R. LAMONT                  
Assistant Secretary of the Army
(Manpower and Reserve Affairs)


Enclosure 1 - Under Secretary of Defense memo Dated Jan 14 2010
Enclosure 2 DHA Series





DISTRIBUTION:
ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT TO THE SECRETARY OF THE ARMY

COMMANDER
US ARMY TRAINING AND DOCTRINE COMMAND
US ARMY FORCES COMMAND
US ARMY MATERIEL COMMAND
US ARMY EUROPE
US ARMY CENTRAL
US ARMY NORTH
US ARMY SOUTH
US ARMY PACIFIC
US ARMY SPECIAL OPERATIONS COMMAND
MILITARY SURFACE DEPLOYMENT AND DISTRIBUTION COMMAND
US ARMY SPACE AND MISSILE DEFENSE COMMAND/ARMY STRATEGIC COMMAND
EIGHTH US ARMY
US ARMY NETWORK AND ENTERPRISE TECHNOLOGY COMMAND/9TH SIGNAL COMMAND (ARMY)
US ARMY MEDICAL COMMAND
US ARMY INTELLIGENCE AND SECURITY COMMAND
US ARMY CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION COMMAND
US ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS
US ARMY MILITARY DISTRICT OF WASHINGTON
US ARMY TEST AND EVALUATION COMMAND
US ARMY RESERVE COMMAND
US ARMY INSTALLATION MANAGEMENT COMMAND
SUPERINTENDENT, US MILITARY ACADEMY
DIRECTOR, US ARMY ACQUISITION SUPPORT CENTER
US ARMY ACCESSIONS COMMAND

CF:
DIRECTOR, CIVILIAN HUMAN RESOURCES AGENCY
DEPUTY CHIEF OF STAFF FOR INTELLIGENCE, ATTN: DAMI-CP
OFFICE, ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF THE ARMY (MANPOWER AND
RESERVE AFFAIRS), ATTN: SAMR-PO
OFFICE OF THE GENERAL COUNSEL, ATTN: SAGC
OFFICE OF THE JUDGE ADVOCATE GENERAL, ATTN: DAJA-LE




FY10 DOD and OPM Direct Hire Authority
27 Occupational Series

#DHA SOURCE SERIES OCCUPATIONS
1 DOD 180Psychologists
2 DOD 181sychology Technicians
3 DOD 185Social Workers
4 DOD 186Social Service Assistants
5 DOD 601Chiropractors
6 DOD & OPM 602Physicians
7 DOD 603Physician Assistants
8 DOD & OPM 610Registered Nurses
9 DOD & OPM 620Licensed Practical Nurses
10 DOD 630Dietitian/Nutritionists
11 DOD 631Occupational Therapists
12 DOD 633Physical Therapists
13 DOD 651Respiratory Therapists
14 DOD & OPM 660Pharmacists
15 DOD 662Optometrists
16 DOD 621Nursing Assistants
17 DOD 665Audiologist/Speech Pathologists
18 DOD 667Orthotist/Prosthetist
19 DOD 668Podiatrists
20 DOD 680Dentists
21 DOD 681Dental Assistants
22 DOD 682Dental Hygienists
23 DOD 683Dental Laboratory Technicians
24 DOD 690Industrial Hygienists
25 OPM 647Diagnostic Radiologic Technologists
26 OPM 701Veterinarian (GS11-15)
27 OPM 2210Information Security (GS09 and above)


25 - OPM & DOD Healthcare Occupational Series (100s & 600s series)
2 - OPM & DOD Non-healthcare Occupational Series (701 & 2210)
24 - DOD Healthcare Occupational Series from the FY10 Defense
Appropriations Act (100s & 600 series); Rehabilitation Therapist cannot
be used for Rehabilitation Therapy Assistant