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According to Special Access Program (SAP) Security Manual: Marking, DoD Manual 5205.07, vol. 4, October 10, 2013:

"SAP documents, dated prior to January 1, 1982, shall be declassified on December 31, 2021"

Documents will be reviewed for declassification by the later standard of: December 31 of the fifth year following the removal of SAP protections; or December 31 of the year in which the records are 25 years old. If this declassification review is not performed, then the pertinent records shall be declassified automatically.

Will all the pre-1982 "fill in the blanks" around here finally get answered or will another bureaucratic brick wall suddenly appear?
 

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sublight is back said:
According to Special Access Program (SAP) Security Manual: Marking, DoD Manual 5205.07, vol. 4, October 10, 2013:

"SAP documents, dated prior to January 1, 1982, shall be declassified on December 31, 2021"

Documents will be reviewed for declassification by the later standard of: December 31 of the fifth year following the removal of SAP protections; or December 31 of the year in which the records are 25 years old. If this declassification review is not performed, then the pertinent records shall be declassified automatically.

Will all the pre-1982 "fill in the blanks" around here finally get answered or will another bureaucratic brick wall suddenly appear?

What pre-1982 "fill in the blanks are out there"? And I have a small feeling this will be extended, damnit.:(
 

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John21 said:
sublight is back said:
According to Special Access Program (SAP) Security Manual: Marking, DoD Manual 5205.07, vol. 4, October 10, 2013:

"SAP documents, dated prior to January 1, 1982, shall be declassified on December 31, 2021"

Documents will be reviewed for declassification by the later standard of: December 31 of the fifth year following the removal of SAP protections; or December 31 of the year in which the records are 25 years old. If this declassification review is not performed, then the pertinent records shall be declassified automatically.

Will all the pre-1982 "fill in the blanks" around here finally get answered or will another bureaucratic brick wall suddenly appear?

What pre-1982 "fill in the blanks are out there"? And I have a small feeling this will be extended, damnit. :(

More about HAVE BLUE, SENIOR PROM, SENIOR PEG, OXCART, TAGBOARD, SENIOR CROWN, etc? Oh, and the weird Army stealth plane.
 

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sublight is back said:
"SAP documents, dated prior to January 1, 1982, shall be declassified on December 31, 2021"


that's in 8 very long years...
 

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If I am reading this right a lot of documents between 1982 and 1988 could have automatically been declassified if they have not been through a declassification review:

Documents will be reviewed for declassification by the later standard of: December 31 of the fifth year following the removal of SAP protections; or December 31 of the year in which the records are 25 years old. If this declassification review is not performed, then the pertinent records shall be declassified automatically.

Any ideas on where one might go hunting for these?
 

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