DD Form 2809 "Agreement to Be Signed by Person Authorized to Direct Disposition (Padd) Prior to Private Dna Testing"

What Is DD Form 2809?

This is a form that was released by the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) on November 1, 1999. The form, often mistakenly referred to as the DA Form 2809, is a military form used by and within the U.S. Army. As of today, no separate instructions for the form are provided by the DoD.

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AGREEMENT TO BE SIGNED BY PERSON AUTHORIZED TO DIRECT DISPOSITION (PADD)
PRIOR TO PRIVATE mtDNA TESTING
I,
of
,
, state that I am the Person Authorized to Direct Disposition (PADD) of the remains of
, a covered person as defined in the Missing Persons Act.
In an effort to confirm the identity of certain remains, the identity of which are believed by the United
States Government to be those of
, I hereby request,
and consent to, the conduct of private mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) testing upon said remains.
FURTHERMORE, I consent to the terms of said mitochondrial (mtDNA) testing being performed pursuant
to the following terms and conditions:
(1) The laboratory must complete its testing within six months of its receipt of the sample; if it fails to do
so, the U.S. Government results will be deemed to be the accepted results for the mtDNA testing;
(2) The Armed Forces DNA Identification Laboratory must participate in an oversight role for the private
laboratory selected by me to conduct the test;
(3) The government will retain custody and control over the remains during such testing;
(4) The conduct of the test by the private laboratory gives it no special acknowledgment, certification
and/or recognition by the government;
(5) All costs associated with the private mtDNA testing will be borne by me except for the cost to
transport the remains to the laboratory which cost shall be borne by the government, and
(6) Upon completion of the test, the results thereof will be submitted to the Armed Forces Identification
Review Board with a copy thereof being provided to the Director, Casualty and Memorial Affairs Operations
Center, U.S. Army.
I HEREBY FURTHER REQUEST THAT
, of
,
conduct this private mtDNA test.
[(If applicable) I make this request with full knowledge that
has been employed occasionally by the United States Government in the past and is currently so employed
in the present. Nevertheless, I consent to this testing being performed by (it/him/her).]
DATED THIS
DAY OF
,
.
WITNESS
PADD
(Signature)
(Signature)
DD FORM 2809, NOV 1999
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AGREEMENT TO BE SIGNED BY PERSON AUTHORIZED TO DIRECT DISPOSITION (PADD)
PRIOR TO PRIVATE mtDNA TESTING
I,
of
,
, state that I am the Person Authorized to Direct Disposition (PADD) of the remains of
, a covered person as defined in the Missing Persons Act.
In an effort to confirm the identity of certain remains, the identity of which are believed by the United
States Government to be those of
, I hereby request,
and consent to, the conduct of private mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) testing upon said remains.
FURTHERMORE, I consent to the terms of said mitochondrial (mtDNA) testing being performed pursuant
to the following terms and conditions:
(1) The laboratory must complete its testing within six months of its receipt of the sample; if it fails to do
so, the U.S. Government results will be deemed to be the accepted results for the mtDNA testing;
(2) The Armed Forces DNA Identification Laboratory must participate in an oversight role for the private
laboratory selected by me to conduct the test;
(3) The government will retain custody and control over the remains during such testing;
(4) The conduct of the test by the private laboratory gives it no special acknowledgment, certification
and/or recognition by the government;
(5) All costs associated with the private mtDNA testing will be borne by me except for the cost to
transport the remains to the laboratory which cost shall be borne by the government, and
(6) Upon completion of the test, the results thereof will be submitted to the Armed Forces Identification
Review Board with a copy thereof being provided to the Director, Casualty and Memorial Affairs Operations
Center, U.S. Army.
I HEREBY FURTHER REQUEST THAT
, of
,
conduct this private mtDNA test.
[(If applicable) I make this request with full knowledge that
has been employed occasionally by the United States Government in the past and is currently so employed
in the present. Nevertheless, I consent to this testing being performed by (it/him/her).]
DATED THIS
DAY OF
,
.
WITNESS
PADD
(Signature)
(Signature)
DD FORM 2809, NOV 1999
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