Figure 9-7.-Classified material cover sheet, Standard Form 705. -
Discuss classified information only if un-
authorized persons cannot overhear the discussion.
Take particular care and alert fellow workers
when visitors, repair persons, or maintenance
workers are present.
Protect preliminary drafts, carbon sheets,
plates, stencils, stenographic notes, worksheets,
and all similar items containing classified informa-
tion. Either destroy them using an approved method
or give them the same classification and safe-
guarding as the original classified material held.
Protect typewriter ribbons used in typing
classified material the same as for the highest level
of classification for which they have been used.
Also, destroy them as classified waste. Typewriter
ribbons are exempt from destruction under the
1. If the upper and lower sections have been
cycled through the machine five times in
the course of regular typing
2. If it is a fabric ribbon, even if it is later used
for classified work
3. If it remains stationary in the typewriter for
at least five consecutive impressions
Place an Activity Security Checklist, Standard
Form 701 (fig. 9-8), in security areas to help you
safeguard classified material.
Commanding officers are responsible for the
safeguarding of all classified information within
their commands. That includes ensuring classified
material is either in use or under the personal
observation of cleared persons as authorized by
Figure 9-9 charts the requirements for
protecting classified material in storage. Report
any weakness or deficiency in equipment being
used to store or safeguard classified material to
OP-09N. Fully describe the problem and how you