PPBE Process

Program Decision Memorandum (PDM)


The Program Decision Memorandum (PDM) is issued by the Deputy Secretary of Defense (DEPSECDEF) after Senior Leader Review Group (SLRG) (DRB) deliberations of the Program Objective Memorandum (POM) and summarizes a program decision.  The PDM is issued during October and November to service POMs. It also resolves Change Proposals that have been accepted by the Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD) during the Off-Year PPBE Cycle.

A decision paper signed by the Deputy Secretary of Defense outlining and approving changes to the POM submissions.

Budget Preparation Schedule

Updated: 7/13/2017

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