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Operations Directive No. 30 Oct. 3, 1942.pdf

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OFFICE OF CIVILIAN DEFENSE
Washington, D. O.

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C I V I L A I R PAT R O L

OpERAT I ONS DIRECTIVe)

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NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS
WA S H I N G TO N , O C TO B E R 3 , 1 9 4 2

SAFEGUARDING MILITARY I~ORMATION

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i. Commandlng 0fficere of all 0ivll Air Patrol Bases and
Stations are responsible, that ell personnel under their control are
properly instructed in the followlng:
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The provisions of excerpts from Army Regulations
No. 380-5, presented in Training "Directive NO. 14,
this head0usrters, February 28, 1942.

b_~. What is included in the term "Military Information.'t
To r e f r a i n f r o m d i s c u s s i n g a n y m i l i t a r y i n f o r m a t i o n
in public or with civilians, including members of
t h e i r f a m i l i e s , w i t h o u t p r o p e r a u t h o r i t y.
d . To r e f e r a l l p e r s o n s , w h e t h e r m i l i t a r y o r c i v i l i a n ,
seeking or suspected of seeking information to the
c o m m a n d i n g o f fi c e r.
~. 0ommanding Officers are responsible that severe disciplinary
action is taken against all personnel guilty of violating the provisions
of AR380-5. quoted in Training Directive No. 14.
3. Commanding Officers shall cause an inspection to be made
at least every thirty days of all offices and other places where classified documents or materiel ie kept to insure that:
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All documents and materlLl are uroperly secured
against unauthorized persons when not in use.
All classified documents bear the proper classification
stamp on each sheet.

C_~. Classified documents are not filed in an oven file
d~ All perBonnel h~ndliag classified matter are fully
instructed in the provisions of 2Lq $80-5, ouoted in
Tr~inln~ Directive No. 14.

10/8/42

0~erations Directive No. 30

e__~. All personnel handling classified matter hsve been
properly investigated to determine their loyalty and
trustworthiness.
4. Reports of deficiencies found under paragraph 3 above shall
b e r e p o r t e d b y l e t t e r t o t h e N a t i o n a l C o m m a n d e r, C i v i l A i r P a t r o l , t o g e t h e r
with a report of the actlo~ taken to correct the deficiencies and the disciplinary action taken against the offending personnel.
6. A daily inepeGt:ion shall be made at each headquarters immediately before the close of business to see" that all documente pertaining
to military information of a secret, conflden~lal or restrlcted nature
have been properly stored for the night.
~. Copies of this directive~ shall ~e conspicucuely posted o n
bulletin boards at all CAP Bases and Stations. Commanding Officers of
said Bases and Stations are responsible that the provisions of this directive are brought to the attention of all personnel at" ~east every three
months.

By direction of National Oommander JOHNSON;

Operations Officer

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