Security Information

Please note, this ONLY applies if you are attending the Closed Sessions (March 9 - 10). All requested clearance information must be submitted in full by February 3, 2022. If cleared to attend, the Closed Sessions are only available to pre-registered, in-person, full conference attendees of POST 2022.

For U.S. Attendees:

Please have your Security Manager submit a Visit Access Request (VAR) via DISS. VAR information is as follows:

DISS SMO Code: 000386

  • Reason for visit:  2022 Pacific Operational Science & Technology (POST) Conference
  • Dates:  07 – 10 March 2022
  • Access Required:  Secret
  • POC:  Madeline Ballesteros,, phone (808) 477-9167

Fax (Last Resort) to (808) 477-9359. Note: Must be on Command letterhead and signed by Command Security Officer. Please send 1) your name, 2) rank/grade, 3) social security number (SSN), 4) dates of visit, 5) clearance/current indoctrination, and 6) a local USINDOPACOM point of contact with phone number.

For International Attendees:

*For Non-U.S. Attendees, you must provide the following information to complete your embassy's foreign visit request forms:*  

Purpose: Attend the USINDOPACOM 2022 Pacific Operational Science & Technology (POST) Conference at Marine Corps Base Hawaii (MCBH) Kaneohe. 

  • Reason for Visit: 2022 Pacific Operational Science & Technology (POST) Conference
  • Dates: March 07 - 10, 2022
  • Knowledgeable US Person: Col Tammy Low,, phone (808) 477-8049

Base Access 

If you drive to Marine Corps Base Hawaii (MCBH) please bring your CAC or military ID or the guards will be required to go through the full vetting process that will delay entry.

We will also be providing bus transportation from the Hilton to MCBH, and back. If you require bus transportation, please be sure to select this option when you are registering online.


  1. Security Clearance can only be confirmed by the attendee’s social security number and full name. Clearances must be obtained prior to riding the bus or arriving at MCBH.
  2. Each attendee must present a valid, government-issued photo identification to gain admittance to the conference.
  3. Briefcases, recorders, cameras, or electronic devices of any kind will not be allowed in the closed session rooms.  Handbags are subject to inspection.
  4. Conference badges must be worn at all times and returned after the classified session visit is complete.