DA PAM 25-403 PDF
Maintaining records in libraries • 1–12, page 7. *This pamphlet supersedes DA Pam 25–, dated 20 December DA PAM 25– • DA PAM Guide to Recordkeeping in the Army [United States Department of the Army] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The United. This pamphlet provides operational procedures and guidelines for recordkeeping within the Army.
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Commanders of units down to separate company level that are deployed in contingency operations will manage and supervise operational recordkeeping systems in their commands. However, the nature of a contingency operation makes good recordkeeping even more critical. To ensure records from the AOR are collected and properly prepared for transfer to continental U. Daily staff journal and tactical operations center log with coordinates of locations and events.
In that lam of responsibility AORthe combatant commanders realized the importance of documenting operations. This excerpt from DA Pam provides guidance and procedures for setting up a successful collection process for operational records.
Guide to Recordkeeping in the Army — DA PAM 25–403
The designated contact will establish the processes for the collection and transfer of unit records. ARparagraph f states commanders of Army components operating under a joint command will “ensure, through a designated contact, that records are created and preserved throughout the Army component in accordance with the records procedures in paragraph f. The information was used to substantiate claims for and to determine the cause of Gulf War Syndrome suffered by many deployed Soldiers.
This area should be staffed and equipped to process both electronic and hardcopy records received from units down range. Any records that document operations of the unit will be preserved per this instruction and AR This table does not list all files that units should maintain. Do not give these organizations the record copy of information to be preserved. Without properly documenting contingency operations, the Army as an institution risks losing important portions of its history; can lose the ability to formulate lessons learned; and, most importantly, can fail to protect the rights and interests of the individual Soldiers and civilians deployed.
Ensure declassification instructions accompany all classified records including electronic records prior to transferring them. Center for Army Lessons Learned: The records specified in this guide provide important rights and interest information for Soldiers and veterans.
Transmit unclassified e-mail to be preserved as a record to conops conus.
The record copy will be handled in accordance with these instructions and AR Command reports, special reports, maps and overlays, and incident reports.
These are, in turn, implemented by Army regulations. However for guidance purposes, the following procedures have been extracted from the successful collection processes used by U. At a minimum, take records with you to home station upon redeployment or ship to home station prior to redeployment.
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Send the following records to: From time to time organizations such as Center for Army Lessons Learned and military history detachments will visit deployed units to collect copies of records. Recordkeeping requirements during contingency operations are governed by the 25-430 laws and regulations as recordkeeping during peacetime or while in garrison.
Process and transmit the following records in accordance with the regulations that prescribe their creation. Destruction or loss of Army records is a violation of federal law and must not occur. Army records may be destroyed only if capture by a foreign power appears imminent. Inpatient, fetal monitoring strips, and extended ambulatory records for fixed medical facilities. Approval by the archivist is legal authority for the retention and disposal of all Army records.
Da Pam 25-403 : Guide to Recordkeeping in the Army (2013, Paperback)
General Information Chapter 2. Units should also preserve files not listed in this table that document unit activities. Procedures and processes for collecting records during a contingency operation are the combatant commander’s responsibility and generally left to his direction. Collection Priorities Appendix A.
Visual information records still and motion will be sent to director, U. The list of file numbers in Annex A is not all-inclusive. ARparagraph g states commanders of the Army component combatant commands will “integrate records management support into operational plans for the collection and transfer of records created by deployed units in contingency operations per AR As stated in the main recordkeeping narrative, this may not always be practical or possible.
Sign In Sign Out. Classified records may be attached to an e-mail and sent classified e-mail. They supported and directed the effort through all staff elements and through the ranks, down to the unit level.
Electronic records received or transmitted will be provided in the format in which they were saved. Missing records during Operation Desert Storm resulted in the Army spending millions of dollars for record reconstruction.
Guide to Recordkeeping in the Army — DA PAM 25–
This guide applies to all Army forces that are deployed or engaged in operational missions. A reminder of these responsibilities is dispatched via message from the AOC at the beginning of a contingency operation. Destruction for any other reason is not authorized. Enter Your Email Address. Other unclassified records may be attached to an e-mail and sent to the same address.