Under no circumstances should a Common Access Card be captured on a still photograph or scanned into a digital file. OPSEC is to be followed with all documentation to prevent the transfer of unauthorized information.

  1. The following items are required to be redacted before verification documents are sent/shown.
    1. All HIPPA related information
    2. Social Security Numbers, Member IDs, Policy Numbers
    3. Addresses
    4. Any PII that is not a photo, the branch of service, or DOD / VA / DD Form letterhead.

DSA Membership

Monthly Dues Payment Receipt email from DSA Nationals. Screenshot is fine.


Redacted Driver’s License
Redacted Passport

Veteran Membership

DD-214 Top Two Lines – PII Redacted – Name and Branch only

Redacted VA ID Card