The Administration and Organizational Policy Directorate is responsible for the day-to-day integration and oversight of aligned Defense Agencies and Department of Defense Field Activities and supports designated organizations and facilities in the national capital region and on Pentagon Reservation. 

The Administration and Organizational Policy Directorate was established through delegation of authorities previously assigned under the now disestablished Administration and Organizational Management and the Organization Policy & Decision Support. Administration Directorate ensures the provision of best-in-class shared services and advising leadership across the Office of the Secretary of Defense on management, organizational, and administrative matters. Administration Directorate performs oversight responsibilities for the Pentagon Force Protection Agency (PFPA), Washington Headquarters Services (WHS), and Defense Technical Information Center (DTIC).