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New identification system gears up

Posted 1/12/2011   Updated 1/12/2011 Email story   Print story


1/12/2011 - Maj. Gen. Mary Kay Hertog, 2nd Air Force commander, is registered for the new Defense Biometric Identification System by Staff Sgt. Kurt Rodriguez, 81st Security Forces Squadron. Registration takes five minutes and involves scanning an ID card’s barcode, verifying information and taking an electronic fingerprint. Registration for active-duty members and Defense Department employees runs through March 31. Registration for retirees and dependants is April 1 through June 31, but the pass and ID office won’t turn away those wishing to register earlier. Registration sites include the visitor center across from theWhite Avenue Gate, the military personnel section in Sablich Center, the exchange pharmacy and the 81st Medical Group Hospital’s information desk. For more information, call 377-3844. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

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