Physical Security

The Physical Security Team within the HQDA SSO is responsible for validating and certifying the physical facilities for Department of the Army sensitive compartmented facilities (SCIF), Tactical SCIFs, and conducting Staff Assisted Visits.

SCIF Accreditations

SCIFs are approved areas that can protect, process, and potentially store sensitive classified information and/or materials. The following items must be provided to the HQDA SSO in order to properly accredit your facility: (All Forms on this page are only available if you have access to AKO) Full List of Physical Security Forms

Any questions regarding SCIF Accreditations or Physical Security can be referred to or 703-695-3105.

* In order to access any forms or regulatory guidance from this page, you must have access to AKO.
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