Description: This introduction introduces the basic concepts of foreign disclosure in the international security environment, specifically in international programs and activities that involve the disclosure of United States (U.S.) classified military information (CMI) to foreign governments and international organizations. In addition, this course introduces the National Security and National Military Stategies of the United States, and how they impact foreign disclosure decisions.

Length: 30 minutes

Target Audience: This course is intended for DoD military, civilian, and contractor personnel who require a general overview of the Army Foreign Disclosure Program. This includes administrative and technical personnel, personnel with little or no experience with foreign disclosure, and others designated as part-time foreign disclosure officers or foreign disclosure representatives.

Clearance Requirements: None

Prerequisites: None

Requirements: None

System Requirements: Internet Explorer 6.0, Flash Player 8, Internet bandwidth connection (DSL or better), Display 1024 x 768, Audio (16-bit sound card), Adobe Acrobat Reader 7.0)

Credit Recommendations: N/A

Note: This course is a prerequisite for the U.S Army Foreign Disclosure Contact Officer Certification Curriculum GS301.CU, the U.S. Army Foreign Disclosure Officer Certification Curriculum GS401.CU, and the U.S. Army Foreign Disclosure Orientation Course GS202.CU.

CDSE courses are intended for use by Department of Defense and other U.S. Government personnel and contractors within the National Industrial Security Program.