Marines Restart Common Access Card Use

By Thomas Duffy / November 19, 2001 at 5:00 AM
The Marine Corps has resumed issuing its common access card, a standard identification card that allows military personnel to enter secure buildings and access medical information, after several technical problems were cleaned up over the past three months. The problems led the service to announce in August it was freezing the card's issuance until March, but the fixes were put in place faster than expected, according to an internal Marine Corps message sent Nov. 16. In October 2000, Marines at...

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