ACCOUNTABILITY WITHIN THE COMSEC
MATERIAL CONTROL SYSTEM
CRITICAL TASKS: 01-5770.07-9001
In this lesson, you will learn about COMSEC material control. You will also learn about related accounting codes
and the controls used with those codes.
TERMINAL LEARNING OBJECTIVE:
Describe the categories of the ALC's and how they are used to control COMSEC material.
Given this lesson.
To demonstrate competence, you must achieve a minimum of 70 percent on the subcourse
The material in this lesson was derived from the following publications: JCS Pub 1-04, AR
380-5, AR 710-2, and TB 380-41 series.
Due to the sensitivity of COMSEC material, there are distinct accounting and reporting procedures. Various
Army activities are charged with the accountability of COMSEC material. They are meticulous in how they
monitor the status of COMSEC equipment and related keying material. As a signal officer, your COMSEC-
related duties normally center on the COMSEC account. When you handle COMSEC material, you must know
that accuracy is of the utmost concern. Your account is subject to an audit at any time. You must keep accurate
records and always be prepared to have them reviewed.