(a) The accounting legend code (ALC) identifies how an item must be accounted for in the
COMSEC Material Control System (CMCS). The ARKAG 2 lists the ALC.
(b) The controlled item inventory code (CIIC) identifies an item's classification. The AMDF
lists the CIIC for COMSEC equipment.
(c) The security classification code (SCC) also identifies an items classification. The ARKAG 2
lists the SCC for COMSEC material.
(d) The AMDF lists the source of supply.
Controlling activities. The CMCS is the logistic system for distributing, controlling, and safeguarding
accountable COMSEC material. It consists of the Army COMSEC Central Office of Record (ACCOR), depot,
accounts, and subaccounts.
a. The ACCOR maintains records of centrally accountable COMSEC material.
It also monitors
accounting procedures and audits COMSEC accounts within the Army.
b. The Army COMSEC Commodity Logistic Accounting and Information Management System
(ACCLAIMS) is an automated system. It reports COMSEC transactions within the CMCS. The ACCLAIMS is
divided into four levels by location.
(1) Level 1-Communications-Electronics Command COMSEC Logistics Activity (CCSLA). The
CCSLA has the worldwide mission of COMSEC logistic support. To do this, there are COMSEC logistic support
facilities. They include support centers and support units.
(2) Level 2-Blue Grass Army Depot
(3) Level 3--Theater COMSEC Logistics Support Center, Europe.
(4) Level 4-User COMSEC accounts.
c. The controlling authority is the commander of the organization or activity responsible for setting up
and operating a cryptonet.
a. Final responsibility for safeguarding COMSEC material rests with the commander.
(1) A commander ensures COMSEC accounts and facilities receive command COMSEC inspections.
These should be done at least once every 24 months.
(2) A commander appoints a COMSEC custodian and at least one alternate for each COMSEC
account in his command. The COMSEC custodian and alternates are