Department of the Army Regulation 380-5


Department of the Army Information Security Program

29 September 2000

Effective date: 31 October 2000


PIN: 004067000

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History: This publication publishes a revision of this publication. Because the publication has been extensively revised, the changed portions have not been highlighted.

Summary: This regulation implements the policy set forth in Executive Order (E.O.) 12958 , "Classified National Security Information", April 17, 1995, with amendments, and DOD 5200.1-R , "Information Security Program." It establishes the policy for classification, downgrading, declassification, and safeguarding of information requiring protection in the interest of national security.

Applicability: This regulation applies to all military and civilian members of the Active Army, Army National Guard of the United States (ARNGUS), and U.S. Army Reserve (USAR) and Department of the Army (DA) personnel. During mobilization, chapters and policies contained in this regulation may be modified by the proponent.

Proponent and Exception Authority: The proponent of this regulation is the Deputy Chief of Staff for Intelligence. The Deputy Chief of Staff for Intelligence has the authority to approve exceptions to this regulation that are consistent with controlling law and regulation, and as stated in this regulation. Paragraph 1-20 of this regulation further delineates waiver and exception to policy authority.

Army Management Control Process: This regulation contains management control provisions and identifies key management controls that must be evaluated.

Supplementation: Supplementation of this regulation is permitted at command option, but is not required.

Suggested Improvements: Users are invited to send comments and suggestions on DA Form 2028 , Recommended Changes to Publications and Blank Forms, through command channels to HQDA DCSINT (DAMI-CH), 2511 Jefferson Davis Highway, Suite #9300, Arlington, VA 22209-3910.

Distribution: This publication is available in electronic media only and is intended for command levels A, B, C, D, and E for the Active Army, the Army National Guard, and the U.S. Army Reserve.

This regulation supersedes AR 380-5, 25 February 1988; AR 380-150, 15 September 1982; AR 381-1, 12 February 1990; DA Pamphlet 380-1, 23 March 1990, and rescinds DA Form 2134, Security Violation(s) Report, January 1983.

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