The Personnel Security Program (PSP) objective is to authorize, initial and continued access to classified information and/or initial and continued assignment to sensitive duties to those persons whose loyalty, reliability and trustworthiness are such that entrusting them with classified information or assigning them to sensitive duties is clearly consistent with the interest of national security. The PSP applies to military, civilian, and contractors requiring access to classified information or performing any duties designated sensitive.
Personnel Security Investigations is one of the tools used to gather information about a person. It is used to evaluate access to classified information assignment to sensitive duties, and suitability for civilian employment or military service.
Types of Personnel National Security Investigations
Tier 1 – Governed by Executive Order 10450
Tier 3 – Governed by Executive Order 10450 and Executive Order 12968
Tier 5 - Governed by Executive 12968
Policy – Links
The below links are provided to endorse the implementation of the HQMC Personnel Security Program.
Executive Order 12968, Access to Classified Information, 2 Aug 95
EO 12968 ACCESS TO CLASSIFIED INFORMATION.pdf
Executive Order 10450, Security Requirements for Government Employees, 27 Apr 03
DOD 5200.2R, Personnel Security Program Regulation, January 1987
52000.2R DoD Personnel Security Program.pdf
DODI 5200.2, Personnel Security Program Regulation, 21 Mar 2014, CHG 1 Effective: 9 Sep 14
DODI-5200.02 Personnel Security Program.pdf
SECNAV M-5510.30, DON Personnel Security Program Manual, 30 Jun 06
To learn more about Personnel Security, the below training site is provided for reference.