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Army Publishing Directorate provided as a public service by Office of the Administrative Assistant to the Secretary of the Army. Information presented on APD website, not identified as protected by copyright, is considered public information and may be distributed or copied. Use of appropriate byline, photo, and image credits is requested.

For site management, information is collected for statistical purposes only. This government computer system uses software programs to create summary statistics, which are used for such purposes as assessing what information is of most and least interest, determining technical design specifications, and identifying system performance or problem areas.

This site does not use "Cookies".

For site security purposes and to ensure that this service remains available to all users, software programs are employed to monitor network traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, or otherwise cause damage. Name and email address are required when contacting Customer Service. The sole purpose of collecting name and email address are to enable APD to respond back to the submitter. When providing feedback, no specific information about the submitter is collected. Only the information provided on the form by the submitter will be retained for the purpose of determining how the site is being utilized by customers and assisting APD in how to make the site more beneficial to customers.

Except for authorized law enforcement investigations, no other attempts are made to identify individual users or their usage habits. Raw data logs are used for no other purposes and are scheduled for regular destruction in accordance with National Archives and Records Administration guidelines. Unauthorized attempts to upload information or change information on this site are strictly prohibited and may be punishable under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act of 1987 and the National Information Infrastructure Protection Act (Section 1030 of Title 18, United States Code).

If you have any questions or comments about the information presented here, please forward them to us.

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