Classification, Storage, and Control.
a. Control procedures should be set up. This should cover the issue,
turn-in, recovery, or expiration of security ID cards and badges.
b. The engraved plates and all printed or coded component elements of
the ID card or badge assembly should be handled as if they were
They should be stored, safeguarded, and accounted for as
required by AR 380-5.
The source of ID cards and badges should be
controlled. This will prevent use by unauthorized persons.
c. Sometimes cards or badges are damaged.
These may come from
discharged or transferred persons, or those whose employment has been ended.
These cards or badges should be treated as "CONFIDENTIAL." They should be
destroyed in accordance with AR 380-5 and other like regulations.
badges should at once be invalidated.
d. Immediately investigate the events surrounding a lost badge.
should be determined if the system has been compromised.
e. Security clearances will not be recorded on ID cards or badges.
f. Sometimes, ID cards or badges are lost through carelessness or
negligence. If so, COs should provide for disciplinary actions.
a. Use of Escorts. The time will come when a person's name is not on
the entry control roster at a restricted area or post. When this occurs, he
must be escorted from the entrance to his destination.
Persons listed on
the entry control roster may be admitted without escort. This depends upon
Escort personnel may be MPs, civilian guards, or
representatives of the person visited.
Carefully select escort personnel.
This will insure their ability to properly perform escort tasks.
b. Personal Recognition System.
This is the surest method of
establishing positive ID. This system should be used with an entry control
roster. The two will be used to admit and control the movement of unit or
post personnel within a restricted area. This system is used when the area
employs less than 30 persons per shift, and they are personally known to the
Also, these should be persons who are subject to a low rate of
c. Entry Control Roster.
Admission of unit or post personnel to
restricted areas should be granted only to those who are positively
Their names should appear on a properly authenticated entry
control roster. They must be persons authorized by competent authority to
These rosters should be kept at entry control points to assure
positive control. They should be kept current, verified and authenticated.
They should be accounted for by a person designated by the CO. Admission of
persons not on the roster should be first approved by the unit or post CO.