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December 20, 2016
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Approved For Release 2007/10/23: CIA-RDP78-04007A000100010012-6 ~~ ~ ~"'~. ,25X1 pFF'ICE OF STRATEGIC SERVICE i tiJashington, D. C. ISSUED: I.2 April. ].944 EFFECTIVEr 12 April 1944 SUBJECT: Courier Designation 1? Classified material shall normally be transmitted to the field through regular pouch facilities of the Army, PJavy, and State Department. Such material shall anly be carried by OSS personnel where (a) circumstances clearly make this necessary, and (b) the personnel in question have been appointeel official Army or Navy couriers. 2. OSS personnel-may be designated official couriers, contin- gent upon obtaining (a) prior written approval of the Security Office and (b) official Army, Navy, or Marine Corps courier orders. 3. Requests for approval of courier designation shall be sub- mitted io the Security Office by the Travel Sponsor of the Branch ar Office concerned, in accordance with paragraphs 8 and 11 of Transportation Office Order No. 1, Each such rem quest ehall be accompanied by a memorandum setting fc-rth the circumstances which make it necessary for the individual in question to carry classified documents. The Security Office shall certify that the individual is or is not authorized to carry classified documents, provided that if courier desig- nation has not been requested, the Security Office small certi- fy that the individual is not sa authorized, Author.zatian shall. not be granted by the Security Office untl.l it has been determined that the individual has been indoctrinated. in the proper courier practices and procedures. As provided. in para- graph 16 of Transportation Office Order No. 1, such :indactri- nation shall be the responsibility of the Security O:f'fice. 4? ~.ssued 31 august 1943 and effective 26 Augus #.s ere y rescl.nded. c ng rec or R F/~~I' R'~(:71~E'~ ( 38023 ) Approved For Release 2007/10/23: CIA-RDP78-04007A000100010012-6