Accession Number:

ADA305628

Title:

DoD Historical Records Declassification Advisory Panel, (First Session)

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF DEFENSE (COMMANDCONTROL COMMUNICATIONS AND INTELLIGENCE) WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1996-02-23

Pagination or Media Count:

176.0

Abstract:

Executive Order 12958, Classified National Security Information, requires automatic declassification of non-exempt historical files over 25 years old. The Department of Defense DoD Historical Records Declassification Advisory Panel HRDAP is established under the Federal Advisory Committee Act as a subcommittee to the Historical Advisory Panel. The HRDAP charter is to recommend information and topic areas that would be valuable to historians and the public. DoD will consider those recommendations for immediate declassification. The HRDAP is chaired by Dr. Alfred Goldberg, OSD Historian Ms. Rene Davis-Harding, Deputy Director, Security Program Integration, serves as Executive Secretary. Six civilian historians and historians from the military services and JCS comprise the panel. The Panel will meet four times per year. The transcripts for the February 23, 1996 meeting were prepared by a contract transcription service.

Subject Categories:

  • Information Science
  • Humanities and History

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE