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Classified (up to Secret) VI

Do NOT send classified files to DVIDS or over NIPR email! Remember OPSEC. 

Do NOT discuss classified details via NIPRNET email or unsecured phone line.

Classified VI shall be handled by the originating command in accordance with the DoD VI records schedule and DODD 8000.01 in coordination with the service or the DoD Records Manager.  On the rare occasion when classified VI is requested or required by DoD or Joint Staff, commands should coordinate prior to transmission via the Joint Mission Center (up to Secret level) via SIPRNET.

Embed captions and metadata in accordance with the DoD Visual Information Style Guide before transmission. Ensure all files are marked according to standards for classified materials.

In order to initiate a SIPRNET transfer, please contact the JMC by NIPRNET email or phone (Comm: 301-222-6273, DSN: 312-733-4273) for specific instructions. 

  • Again, do not discuss classified details via NIPRNET email or an unsecured phone line. 

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