Training Requirements: CAC Enabled
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» OPSEC Level II Registration
OPSEC Level II training is now MANDATORY: Per AR 360-1 (8 October 20) 2-4 Commanders of all echelons para a. (2) Ensure PAOs are OPSEC level II qualified. The PAO conducts an OPSEC review of all official information before it is released to the public. Examples of products requiring automatic review include: news releases; web con-tent; teaching, speaking, and writing done by military personnel pertaining to military and national security matters in an unofficial capacity; subjects of significant concern to DoD; and responses to Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) and Privacy Act requests.
8-3 Social Media and blogs para a. Training. Personnel who manage and release information on official Army social media platforms must be OPSEC level II certified, and be current with required social media training.
para b. Registration. The social media directory registers official social media accounts of organizations with a 1035 civilian or 46 series military occupational specialty with release authority that is OPSEC level II trained and fulfills all training required of social media managers.
ALARACT 289/2013, Army OPSEC Training for External Official Presence Operators states that all commanders will ensure that personnel who publish information on external online presences receive mandatory annual OPSEC training.