HQDA Privacy and Security Notice

This site is provided as a public service by the Headquarters, Department of the Army and the HQDA Information Management Center.

Information presented on this site is considered public information and may be distributed or copied. Use of appropriate byline/photo/image credits is required.

This government computer system may collect information provided voluntarily by you or automatically by your browser. Software programs are then used to create summary statistics, which are used for such purposes as assessing what information is of most and least interest, determining technical design specifications, and identifying system performance or problem areas.

This system does not use "Cookies".

For site security purposes and to ensure that this service remains available to all users, this government computer system employs software programs to monitor network traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, or otherwise cause damage.

Except as identified above, and for authorized law enforcement investigations, no other attempts are made to identify individual users or their usage habits. Raw data logs are used for no other purposes and are scheduled for regular destruction in accordance with National Archives and Records Administration General Schedule 20.

Unauthorized attempts to upload information or change information on this service are strictly prohibited and may be punishable under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act of 1986 and the National Information Infrastructure Protection Act.

If you have any questions or comments about the information presented here, please forward them to usarmy.pentagon.hqda-oaa.mbx.oaa-communications-poc@mail.mil.

OAA Information Quality Guidelines

The Office of the Administrative Assistant to the Secretary of the Army (OAA) is committed to ensuring the information quality of all content posted and/or distributed for external parties in accordance with IAW DA PAM 25-1-1. OAA conducts a multi-level review of content prior to posting/dissemination at supervisory, technical, subject matter expert, operational security, and/or legal levels as appropriate. OAA's multi-level review process ensures the neutrality, usefulness, and integrity of information used and distributed.

All requests for correction of OAA information must be submitted using the Contact Us webpage. Please include the details of the erroneous information, recommendations for correction and the policy associated with the requested change.

Accessibility Statement

The Office of the Administrative Assistant to the Secretary of the Army (OAA) continually strives to ensure its web sites are accessible to everyone by meeting or exceeding the Electronic and Information Technology accessibility requirements and standards of Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act. Accessibility is consideration during all phases of the web site life-cycle and is implemented through both manual and automated mechanisms.

If you encounter accessibility issues on this web site, or have recommendations for accessibility improvements, then please utilize the Contact Us webpage to submit a request for correction or change. To enable us to respond appropriately, please indicate the nature of the accessibility problem, provide the Uniform Resource Locator (URL) address or title of the page in question, and provide your full contact information so we may reach you if uncertainties arise while reviewing your request. If necessary, we will promptly provide you with an alternative means of accessing the requested material.

Free software and a User Guide from Adobe Systems Incorporated are available at http://www.adobe.com/accessibility/products/reader/. This link is made to assist in the accessibility of .PDF files on this site. Additionally, Adobe Systems Incorporated has documents and files that are often requested by users with disabilities. You will find that resource at http://www.adobe.com/accessibility/user_info.html. No endorsement of Adobe Reader or Adobe Systems Incorporated or warranty is implied or expressed.

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