a. AR 380-67 outlines the policy and general procedure concerning
security clearances to DA personnel.
These clearances grant access to
classified defense information.
is to identify persons with beliefs or character dangerous to national
security. It provides for a denial of, or removal from, positions of trust.
Undesirables in position of trust could harm national interests. Positive
evaluation of all persons must be made. Such assessment must occur before
they are entrusted with sensitive data.
c. After the required clearance, the post CO issues a written order.
In it, he states that a pass or badge be issued for entry to the appropriate
The pass or badge will NOT indicate by word, color, or code the
security clearance granted.
No other document verifying a clearance is
issued to a person. One should understand that a clearance shows that he is
all. The "need to know" must still be the controlling factor.
provides a means of identifying all military, civilian employees, and
visitors. The system provides for the use of ID cards or badges. These aid
in the control of movement of personnel into, within, and out of specified
The standard ID card is DD Form 2A (military) or DA Form 1602
Either may be used for entry to areas which are
basically administrative in nature. However, the post CO must approve this.
These ID cards may be used in areas with no security interest.
card or badge. These are shown in AR 600-8-14. The ID card or badge should
be designed as simply as possible.
Yet, they should still provide for a
workable and adequate control of personnel movement.
(1) Designate areas where passes and badges are needed.
(2) Describe pass or badge in use; describe the authorization and
limitations placed upon the holder.
(3) Detail procedures
(4) Describe where, when, and how a pass or badge should be worn.
(5) Set up steps to be followed in case of loss or damage to a pass