Technical Surveillance Countermeasures (TSCM)
3 October 1986;
or AR 530-4, Control
Emanations, dated 1 March 1984, must advise the Commander, US Army Intelligence and Security Command,
ATTN: IAOPS-OP, Fort Meade, MD 20755-5995, of such establishments or terminations. The applicable
regulation must be cited.
Except when such action would tend to advertise an otherwise concealed area, signs or notices are posted in
conspicuous and appropriate places to identify the restricted area. This includes signs posted at each entrance or
approach to the area and on perimeter fences or boundaries of the area.
Failure to post conspicuous signs and notices to give people approaching a restricted area actual knowledge of the
restriction may seriously hamper any resulting criminal prosecution.
Each sign or notice must be marked with the words, "RESTRICTED AREA," and must include the following
THIS (INSTALLATION, ACTIVITY, OR OTHER AREA) HAS BEEN DECLARED A
RESTRICTED AREA BY AUTHORITY OF (TITLE: COMMANDING GENERAL OR
COMMANDING OFFICER) IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE PROVISIONS OF THE
DIRECTIVE ISSUED BY THE SECRETARY OF DEFENSE ON 20 AUGUST 1954,
PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION 21, INTERNAL SECURITY ACT OF
1950. UNAUTHORIZED ENTRY IS PROHIBITED.
ALL PERSONS AND VEHICLES ENTERING HEREIN ARE LIABLE TO SEARCH.
PHOTOGRAPHING OR MAKING NOTES, DRAWINGS, MAPS, OR GRAPHIC
REPRESENTATIONS OF THIS AREA OR ITS ACTIVITIES IS PROHIBITED UNLESS
SPECIFICALLY AUTHORIZED BY THE COMMANDER. ANY SUCH MATERIAL
FOUND IN THE POSSESSION OF UNAUTHORIZED PERSONS WILL BE CONFISCATED.
In areas in which languages other than English are commonly spoken, warning signs must contain this message in
the local languages as well as in English.
Vehicular and personnel gates must be secured, and strict key control accountability must be observed. A pass,
badge, access roster, or sign-in and sign-out system for admission to magazine areas must be used to admit only
properly-identified, authorized personnel. Registers must be maintained for a minimum of 90 days. Privately-
owned vehicles are normally prohibited in magazine or storage areas. Hunting, if permitted in such areas, must be
rigidly controlled and minimized.
Vehicle and personnel gates are secured except as necessary to allow authorized entry to or exit from the area.
Gate keys and locks must be controlled and accounted for. Entry and exit procedures must include checks of
personnel and vehicles for unauthorized materials. Persons requiring frequent recurring entrance to the area must
be listed on an entry control roster prepared by the responsible storage commander. This roster must contain the
name, grade, and unit or organization of each authorized person.
Security identification cards and badges must be used according to AR 190-13 and AR 640-3. Privately-owned
vehicles and leased vehicles must be tagged with a pass card and recorded when entering secure areas. Upon
exiting, all vehicles must be thoroughly inspected to ensure that only authorized materials are being removed.