Procedures for Investigating Officers and Boards of Officers
This rapid action revision, dated 2 October 2006–
o Clarifies the distinction between levels of appointing authorities for hostile fire death investigations and friendly fire death investigations (para 2-1a(3)).
o Permits the general court-martial convening authority to delegate appointing authority to the special court-martial convening authority in hostile fire death investigations (para 2-1a(3)). This regulation, dated 30 September 1996–
o Is a complete revision of the earlier regulation dated 24 August 1977.
o Updates policies and procedures concerning the procedures for investigating officers and boards of officers.