United States Army War College Website Policies

The U.S. Army War College (USAWC) is committed to providing quality information and service to Military Family members of all services and to other patrons of our Internet website(s).

We are required to honor the rules that govern all of our Internet activities; those activities include posting links to specific types of information as required by law and posting other links on Army War College web pages that are deemed appropriate because they serve the mission of the services and are relevant and useful to our website visitors.

This World Wide Web (WWW) site is provided as a public service by the United States Army War College, Department of Command, Leadership, and Management. This system is accredited only for UNCLASSIFIED/PUBLIC release information.

Information presented on this WWW site is considered public information and may be distributed or copied. Use of appropriate byline/photo/image credits is requested

The required links that must appear on this page are posted below and provide information about the topics shown on the link labels. Please click on the links to access the information pertaining to that topic.

Security Policy

1. For site management, information is collected for statistical purposes. This government computer system uses software programs to create summary statistics, which are used for such purposes as assessing what information is of most and least interest, determining technical design specifications, and identifying system performance or problem areas.

2. This website resides on an official United States Government System, which may be used only for authorized purposes. This site is protected by various provisions of Title 18 of the U.S. Code. Violations of Title 18 are subject to criminal prosecution in federal court.

3. For site security purposes and to ensure that this service remains available to all users, this government computer system employs software programs to monitor network traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, or otherwise cause damage.

Here is how we handle information about your visit to our website:

Information Collected and Stored Automatically

If you do nothing during your visit but browse through the website, read pages, or download information, we will gather and store certain information about your visit automatically. This information does not identify you personally. We automatically collect and store only the following information about your visit:

  • The Internet domain (for example, "youragency.com" if you connect from a government domain, "yourschool.edu" if you connect from a university's domain, or "yourcompany.com" if you use a private Internet access account) and IP address (an IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer whenever you are surfing the Web) from which you access our website

  • The type of browser and operating system used to access our site

  • The date and time you access our site

  • The pages you visit,

  • If you linked to the CSL website from another website, the address of that website

We use this information to help us make our site more useful to visitors -- to learn about the number of visitors to our site and the types of technology our visitors use

4. Except for authorized law enforcement investigations, no other attempts are made to identify individual users or their usage habits. Raw data logs are used for no other purposes and are scheduled for regular destruction in accordance with National Archives and Records Administration General Schedule 20.

5. Unauthorized attempts to upload information or change information on this service are strictly prohibited and may be punishable under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act of 1986 and the National Information Infrastructure Protection Act.

Privacy Policy

Our privacy policy is clear: We will collect no personal information about you when you visit our website unless you choose to provide that information to us.

If You Send Us Personal Information

If you choose to provide us with personal information by sending an e-mail message, or by filling out a form with your personal information and submitting it through our website, we use that information to respond to your message and to help us provide you with information that you request. We do not collect personal information for any other purposes.

We do not disclose, give, sell or transfer any personal information about our visitors, unless required for law enforcement or by statute.

Once you link to another site, you are subject to the privacy policy of the new site.

Personal Disclaimer

This document was prepared as a service to the USAWC community. Neither the United States Government nor any of their employees, makes any warranty, expressed or implied, or assumes any legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information, product, or process disclosed, or represents that its use would not infringe privately owned rights.

HTML Coding Method

This Web Site uses the HTML 4.01 Transitional DTD coding method. This code method includes presentation attributes and elements that the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) expects to phase out as support for style sheets matures.

HTML 4 includes mechanisms for style sheets, scripting, embedding objects, improved support for right to left and mixed direction text, and enhancements to forms for improved accessibility for people with disabilities.

Further information about HTML 4.01 is available at::

W3C HTML 4.0 Specifications at http://www.w3.org/TR/1999/REC-html401-19991224.

Questions about this web site

If you have questions, corrections or suggestions about this web site you may contact via e-mail the DCLM Webmaster at the link below.

Web Site Accessibility

The Department of Command, Leadership, and Management is committed to providing access to our web pages for individuals with disabilities, both members of the public and Federal employees.

To meet this commitment, we will comply with the requirements of Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act. Section 508 requires that individuals with disabilities, who are members of the public seeking information or services from us, have access to and use of information and data that is comparable to that provided to the public who are not individuals with disabilities, unless an undue burden would be imposed on us.

Section 508 also requires us to ensure that Federal employees with disabilities have access to and use of information and data that is comparable to the access to and use of information and data by Federal employees who are not individuals with disabilities, unless an undue burden would be imposed on us.

If the format of any material on our web site interferes with your ability to access the information, due to an issue with accessibility caused by a disability as defined in the Rehabilitation Act, please contact the DCLM Webmaster for assistance.

To enable us to respond in a manner most helpful to you, please indicate the nature of your accessibility problem, the preferred format in which to receive the material, the web address (URL) of the material with which you are having difficulty, and your contact information.

**The appearance of hyperlinks does not constitute endorsement by the Department of the Army of this web site or the information, products or services contained therein. For other than authorized activities such as military exchanges and Morale, Welfare and Recreation sites, the Department of the army does not exercise any editorial control over the information you may find at these locations. Such links are provided and maintained as a convienience for visitors.**