All ACTIVE-DUTY military members on OFFICIAL/UNOFFICIAL/LEAVE; all DoD civilians and non-DoD personnel under DoD sponsorship (over age 14) on OFFICIAL travel OCONUS, its territories or possessions should complete AT Awareness Level I training within 6 months prior to departure. Personnel should access the FOREIGN COUNTRY CLEARANCE GUIDE WEB LINK for specific instructions on Theater and Country Clearance requirements. Personnel will submit clearance requests via Aircraft and Personnel Automated Clearance System (APACS). APACS automates the process of requesting and approving classified and unclassified diplomatic and personnel clearances via a common, centralized, and secure database.
All personnel must ensure they are in compliance with any required country clearances over and above the US State Department visa requirements. All travel packets must be submitted using the following web site: https://iatp.pacom.mil/. Travelers can obtain travel warnings from the US State Department at http://travel.state.gov <http://travel.state.gov/>. Additionally, US Army security regulations require that certain Soldiers and DOD Civilians who possess a security clearance report personal foreign travel to their security office.