COMMUNICATIONS SECURITY
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SECURITY PROGRAMS AND INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Administration and Resource Management, Headquarters Marine Corps

MISSION 

The Communications Security (COMSEC) Section, ARSC, provides services for Communications Security Material requirements to all HQMC Staff Agencies/USMC Commands and Activities throughout the National Capital Region.  This section manages the Key Management Infrastructure (KMI) account for all cryptologic products, services and Local Elements.  The Key Management Infrastructure (KMI) provides the capability for automated generation, accounting, distribution, destruction, and management of COMSEC Material and non-key COMSEC related items. 

The HQMC COMSEC Account Managers or CAMs are your subject matter experts for all Communications Security (COMSEC) material and equipment.  The CMS 1A (series) manual and the HQMC COMSEC SOP provides policy and procedures for the proper ordering, filling, generation, distribution, accountability, storage, usage, destruction, and management of COMSEC material and equipment.  The KMI managers also will assist in COMSEC equipment requisition for new communications/data circuits.  ARSC provides assistance with classified hard-drive disposal procedures and classified material shredder information.

FOR MORE INFORMATION AND SERVICES SEE THE COMSEC LINKS BELOW ON THIS PAGE

LOCAL ELEMENT Spot Checks/Self-Assessments (2022) - Local Elements supported by HQMC ARSC (CA169078) are reminded to conduct your self-assessment per CMS 1A and HQMC ARSC SOP . If applicable the Quarterly CO-Spot check must be done, signed and return to ARSC.  See the Microsoft Teams link for further information:  (https://dod.teams.microsoft.us/l/team/19%3adod%3a0c4a1b346fa3485ea90814d57ac61b6a%40thread.skype/conversations?groupId=b1587061-4ae6-4783-a747-65286b9f8f8b&tenantId=f4c44cda-18c6-46b0-80f2-e290072444fd)

Any questions please contact Ms. Olaes or Mr. Encarnacion at (703) 614-2305 or SMB_HQMC_COMSEC@usmc.mil

IN PROGRESS: MANDATORY LEC yearly COMSEC refresher training - Dates: MAY 2022. Check Microsoft Teams for exact dates and schedule your visit with ARSC.

Commandant Marine Corps (ARSC)
ATTN: COMSEC Manager
Room 2A288A
3000 Marine Corps Pentagon
Washington DC 20350-3000

Phone: (703) 614-2305 or email to: SMB_HQMC_COMSEC@usmc.mil

Contact Phone Numbers
Isaac I. Encarnacion (703) 614-2305

  If unable to send message using this feature, please send email to SMB_HQMC_COMSEC@usmc.mil.

Administration and Resource Management