All soldiers must ensure that they can log into the AP domain PRIOR TO ATTENDING BLC.
If you cannot log into the AP domain from your home unit, you will not be able to access the
PLWN from the BLC Classrooms.
To be able to log into the PLWN, the following conditions must be met:
The CAC must not expire until 30 days AFTER scheduled graduation of the enrollment cycle,
must have valid U.S. Government ID Certificates,
the CAC PIN must not be blocked (entered PIN incorrectly three or more times), the
CAC must be in suitable condition so it can be read by a CAC reader, and you must
know your PIN.
If any of these conditions are not met, you will need to visit a soldier support center
to have a new CAC issued or have your CAC PIN reset.
The NIPR/PLWN SAAR (DD2875) is required for every AP Domain User Account.
All sections must be completely and correctly filled. Part I pertains to the
personnel requesting the AP domain account (i.e. the Service Member attending the NCO Academy).
Part II pertains to the justification for the AP domain account and requires the
signature from personnel’s supervisor, information owner / S6 / G6 and the
Information Assurance Officer (IAO). Part III pertains to the security clearance of
the requesting personnel and requires the signature of the personnel’s security officer
Example NIPR SAAR:
* Digtal Signatures are required as they include the Service Members EDIPI /
DoD ID Number. With out the EDIPI /DoD ID Number the account cannot be created.
ATCTS allows Information Assurance Officers (IAO) and Information Assurance Managers (IAM)
to verify that personnel have completed their Annual Information Assurance training and can
be accessed at the following link:
To verify the personnel has an ATCTS account, a screen shot showing the individual is registered
with ATCTS will be required.
Example Screen Shot
The Acceptable Use Policy (AUP) requires user consent / signature and is a guideline of use of DoD Information Systems.
Th AUP can be located on the ATCTS site under the 'Documents' link on the left side navigation menu.
ATCTS Documents link:
The Annual DoD Cyber Awareness Challenge Training and Exam is a yearly IA requirement for
new and continuous user access to the NIPR AP domain. The Annual DoD Cyber Awareness Challenge Training and Exam
can be accessed at the following IA Training site:
The complete packet must be submitted through the Remedy Action Request System by the Service Member’s S6 / G6.
Once the Remedy ticket is accepted and processed, an account will be created for the Service Member.
Once the account is created, the Service Member should be able to log on to
any networked information system connected to the NIPR AP domain.
For MEDCOM, MI, and units without access to the Remedy Action Request System:
All required documents
can be sent directly to 30 SIG BN requesting the account. All documents need to
be complete and correct. NIPR SAAR (DD2875) and AUP need to be digital documnets with digital signatures to be accepted.
Block 21 of the NIPR SAAR (DD2875), information owner, should be blank. Documents can be sent to the following
USARMY Wheeler AAF 516 Sig Bde List 30 SIG BN Service Desk
Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
*** All personnel attending BLC must include copies of all the
above requirements along with their PEC on day 0 enrollment ***