Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI)

CUI Registry: Privacy-Military


Category-Subcategory: Privacy-Military
Category Description:

Refers to personal information, or, in some cases, "personally identifiable information," as defined in OMB M-17-12, or "means of identification" as defined in 18 USC 1028(d)(7).

Subcategory Description: Any member or former member of the armed forces or affiliated organization of the Department of Defense.
Marking: MIL




  • Whether CUI is Basic or Specified is determined by the applicable Safeguarding and/or Dissemination Authority for that CUI.
  • Each "Safeguarding and/or Dissemination Authority" citation links to the statute, regulation or government-wide policy authorizing the control of that information as CUI.
  • Each "Sanctions" authority links to the statute, regulation or government-wide policy that includes penalties for CUI misuse of CUI for the associated "Safeguarding and/or Dissemination Authority" on the same line.


Safeguarding and/or Dissemination Authority Basic or
10 USC 130b(a) Basic  
10 USC 1506(f) Basic  
10 USC 424(a) Basic  
10 USC 1071 note (Historical and Revision Notes - Section 1616(c)) Basic  
38 USC 5701(a) Basic 38 USC 5701(f)



Authority links are updated based on regular re-publication of the United States Code and Code of Federal Regulations, and the CUI Registry maintenance schedule.