c. Every soldier and DA civilian are involved in protection.
education is an important part of your physical security program. Such education
should aid in the overall mission.
d. Your education program should
breaches. It should also attempt to:
(1) Reduce security violations.
(2) Provide feedback to improve protective measures.
(3) Reduce vulnerabilities.
(4) Improve security awareness.
This should assist in the reporting of
Program Formulation. Develop your plan at the post level. This will require
actions by each of the major commands.
Education programs should be based upon
vulnerability and criticality.
Also, statistical data of incidents and criminal
information is important. Formulation of such programs must aid crime prevention.
The programs should also aid military intelligence educational efforts.
a. The objectives of a security education program are simple in concept. The
goal is to acquaint all persons with the reasons for security measures and to
ensure their cooperation. Everyone (military and civilian) must be concerned with
area, they should be concerned. You must impress upon them that a locked gate or
file cabinet is only a small part of the overall security plan.
continually remind them of this.
b. An ongoing program must be taught to selected persons.
These will be
mainly supervisors and other key personnel.
The program should cover needed and
useful topics. This is necessary to develop a high degree of security awareness.
Security awareness is not an inherent state of
mind; it must be taught. Many people are naive and trusting; they accept things at
These traits are desirable, but they are not favorable to security
Structural and mechanical aids to security are not good without the
active support of everyone. All persons must be made aware of the constant threat
of breaches of security.
They must always be aware of their duty to detect and
combat such threats.
An education program must be continuous and forceful.
must provide the constant awareness that good security demands.