AP22.214.171.124. Information that has been determined to qualify for
FOUO status should be indicated by markings when included in documents and
similar material. Markings should be applied at the time documents are
drafted, whenever possible, to promote proper protection of the
AP126.96.36.199. Unclassified documents and material containing FOUO
information shall be marked as follows:
AP188.8.131.52.1. Documents will be marked "FOR OFFICIAL USE
ONLY" at the bottom of the front cover (if there is one), the title page
(if there is one), the first page, and the outside of the back cover (if
there is one).
AP184.108.40.206.2. Pages of the document that contain FOUO
information shall be marked "FOR OFFICIAL USE ONLY" at the bottom.
AP220.127.116.11.3. Material other than paper documents (for
example, slides, computer media, films, etc.) shall bear markings that
alert the holder or viewer that the material contains FOUO
AP18.104.22.168.4. FOUO documents and material transmitted outside
the Department of Defense must bear an expanded marking on the face of the
document so that non-DoD holders understand the status of the information.
A statement similar to this one should be used:
"This document contains information
exempt from mandatory
the F0IA. Exemption(s) ______ apply."
AP22.214.171.124. Classified documents and material containing FOUO
information shall be marked as required by Chapter 5 of this Regulation, with
FOUO information identified as follows:
AP126.96.36.199.1. Overall markings on the document shall follow
the rules in Chapter 5. No
special markings are required on the face of the document because it
contains FOUO information.
AP188.8.131.52.2. Portions of the document shall be marked with
their classification as required by Chapter 5. If there are
unclassified portions that contain FOUO information, they shall be marked
with "FOUO" in parentheses at the beginning of the portion. Since FOUO information is, by
definition, unclassified, the "FOUO" is an acceptable substitute for the
AP184.108.40.206.3. Pages of the document that contain
classified information shall be marked as required by Chapter 5. Pages that
contain FOUO information but no classified information will be marked "FOR
OFFICIAL USE ONLY" at the top and bottom.
AP220.127.116.11. Transmittal documents that have no
classified material attached, but do have FOUO attachments shall be marked
with a statement similar to this one:
"FOR OFFICIAL USE ONLY
AP18.104.22.168. Each part of
electrically transmitted messages containing FOUO information shall be
marked appropriately. Unclassified messages containing FOUO information
shall contain the abbreviation "FOUO" before the beginning of the