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Carry out deliberate or urgent DoD organizational actions, OP&DSD assists OSD with refining organizational responsibilities, functions, relationships, and resources by providing advice and executing analyses to identify improved organizational arrangements for the administration of DoD policies and programs.  In collaboration with its customers, OP&DSD develops and reviews DoD issuances consistent with statute, Executive Branch mandates, DoD policies and directives, and Principal Staff Assistant guidance.  Additionally, OP&DSD oversees the ongoing maintenance of DoD issuances for OSD officials, the Defense Agencies, the DoD Field Activities, and other DoD Components.