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Description: This program of study provides basic foreign disclosure and certification to Department of Army (DA) personnel designated to be Army Contact Officers. Contact Officers oversee and facilitate contacts, requests for information, consultations, access, and other activities of foreign nationals assigned to, or are visiting, a DA Component or subordinate organization. Students acquire the skill and knowledge that will help them understand the laws, executive orders, policies and procedures necessary to perform the duties of a certified Contact Officer. The curriculum requires the completion of the following courses and examinations.

  • National Disclosure Policy
  • Controlled Unclassified Information
  • International Visits
  • Foreign Liaison, Personnel Exchange and CCO
  • Program Security Documents
  • Foreign Disclosure for the Contact Officer Final Examination

Delivery: Web-Based Training

Length: 13 hours

Target Audience: DA military and civilian personnel requiring certification as an Army Contact Officer.

Clearance Requirements: None

Prerequisites: Introduction to Army Foreign Disclosure and Contact Officers Course GS201.06

Requirements: Completion of all five modules and end of course examination. All courses and exams must be completed with a score of 70% or better.

Number of Students Per Course: N/A

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: Contact Officer responsibilities are outlined in Army Regulation (AR) 380-10, Foreign Disclosure and Contacts with Foreign Representatives.

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