DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE USSPACECOM HOI 11-2
Headquarters United States Space Command
Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado 80914-5003 23 June 1989
This headquarters operating instruction describes visual information (VI)
equipment, presentation services, and meeting rooms available in the
Headquarters, Building 1470 and defines procedures for their use. It provides
scheduling procedures and responsibilities of the HQ AFSPACECOM, Presentation
Services Branch (CSRP), and the office of primary responsibility (OPR) project
officer. It applies to Headquarters, United States Space Command (USSPACECOM).
1. General. For briefings and meetings to be successful, they must be
carefully planned, properly supported, and conducted in a professional
envirorunent. The Presentation Services Branch provides professional guidance
and support. The OPR project officer plans and manages each event. Both must
work together to make the briefing or meeting happen in a professional way.
a. Presentation Services Branch:
(1) Schedules, maintains, and manages Command Section conference rooms.
(2) Provides professional visual information (VI) support for
briefings and meetings involving the Command Section, distinguished visitors,
and Command Section conference rooms.
(3) Helps the staff in prepare and present briefings.
(4) Provides VI equipment and advice for self-help presentations.
(5) Advises project officers on proper completion of HQAFSPACECOM
Form 18, Reservations for Conference Room, and appropriate designated seating
diagram (see attachment 1).
b. OPR Project Officers:
(1) Manage briefings or meetings from planning through completion of
(2) Arrange all VI support and any unusual requirements with
Presentation Services Branch. An unusual VI requirement is anything other than
single screen 35mm slides, dual-screen overhead transparencies, or 16mm motion
Supersedes USSPACECOM HOI 11-2, 2 February 1987. (For summary or changes see
No. of Printed Pages: 11
OPR: CSRP (SMSgt C. Melber)
Approved by: L. Haught
Editor: S. Gillespie
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pictures. Visual information equipment and projectionist support (for example,
for special-access-required (SAR) briefings) for rooms not managed by
Presentation Services Branch are arranged and provided by the OPR project
(3) Coordinate protocol requirements such as refreshments and flags
through the Director of Protocol (CP).
(4) Make sure HQAFSPACECOM Form 18, Reservations for Conference Room,
and the designated seating diagram are completed accurately and submitted on
time (see paragraph 6b). Advise Presentation Services Branch, ext 6951, and
CINC's office of any last-minute changes.
(5) Check the briefing room 15 minutes prior to briefing time for
(6) Monitor arrival of attendees and call people who are not there 5
minutes prior to briefing. Note: The project officer is responsible for
ensuring the actual seating matches the seating plan provided to the host senior
(7) Tell the executive of principal senior officer receiving the
briefing or chairing the meeting when all is ready.
(8) Make sure security policy and procedures are followed. (See
(9) Be available during the meeting to work with Presentation Services
Branch toward a successful completion.
(10) Have an alternate meeting place when the Large Conference Room
(LCR) or Small Conference Room (SCR) is scheduled without Command Section
attendance. (Command Section may preempt these rooms on short notice.)
3. Facilities and Equipment:
a. Facilities managed by Presentation Services Branch are referred to as
Command Section conference rooms and are located in Building 1470:
ROOM CAPACITY CLEARED FOR SEE
Large Conference 50 TS/SCI Attachment 2
Room (Room 405)
Small Conference 18 TS/SCI Attachment 3
Room (Room 431)
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b. The Space Command Center (SPACC) is used daily for the NORAD/USSPACECOM
Operations Intelligence briefing. A Memorandum of Agreement(MOA) exists between
the Superintendent of the SPACC and the NCOIC of Presentation Services Branch to
establish responsibilities of each. For VIP visits, Presentation Services
Branch provides nameplates for local 0-6s and above, while the project officer
is responsible for all other nameplates and for arrangements for refreshments.
The project officer contacts Presentation Services Branch as early as possible
for guidance and support.
C. Other meeting facilities in the Peterson Complex (listed at attachment
4) are scheduled directly with the OPR for the facility.
d. The project officer is responsible for arranging equipment and support.
If in doubt, check.
a. Observe the following security measures:
(1) The facility must be cleared for level of briefing or discussions
(2) OPR project officer is primarily responsible for room security and
determining that all attendees have the proper clearance and a valid need to
(3) Classified documents are removed from the room after briefing is
(4) Presentation Services Branch conducts a "post-meeting security
inspection." This includes an inspection of the courtesy notebooks on the
conference table, a room check for materials left behind, and an in-depth
inspection of the projection booth. Any materials found will be returned to the
b. For briefing discussions higher than SECRET, the LCR or SCR may be used.
C. For sensitive compartmented information (SCI) requirements:
(1) Plan special access meetings and briefings in coordination with
Special Security Office Management (HQ AFSPACECOM/INS) (ext 3408/3919) and
notify them when assistance is required to verify attendee access.
(2) The conference room user must make sure all personnel gaining
access have SCI access and need to know.
5. Scheduling the Rooms:
a. For conference rooms managed by Presentation Services Branch, call ext
6951 or visit room 403.
b. For other rooms (see attachment 4), contact the OPR indicated.
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6. HQAFSPACECOM Form 18:
a. HQAFSPACECOM Form 18 is required when Command Section flag officers or
distinguished visitors (DV) are attending and the LCR or SCR is used.
b. Final HQAFSPACECOM Form 18 and seating charts are due to CSRP by 1400
the duty day prior to the briefing or meeting for local attendees, and by 1400
two duty days prior for out-of-town visitors. (See attachment 1 for preparation
instructions). Last minute changes should be kept to a minimum.
7. Seating Charts:
a. Designated seating and seating charts are required:
(1) For everyone when Command Section flag officers are present.
(2) When distinguished visitors attend.
(3) When the project officer, director, or chiefs of special staff
elements (CSSE) wants designated seating.
b. Normally, seating is arranged by rank. (See attachment 5.)
c. Blank seating charts can be obtained from Presentation Services Branch.
d. Two seats in rear of room are reserved for Commander in Chief
Executive Officer (CCE) and Deputy Chief of Staff (DCJ) at all briefings.
8. Form Prescribed. HQAFSPACECOM Form 18.
OFFICIAL JOHN L. PIOTROWSKI
Commander in Chief
G. A. STANSELL 5 Attachments
Colonel, USAF 1. Sample HQAFSPACECOM Form 18 and
Director of Information Management Instructions for Completion
2. Schematic of LCR
3. Schematic of SCR
4. Other Available Conference Rooms
5. Sample Seating Chart
SUMMARY OF CHANGES
Deletes references to audiovisual; updates responsibilities (paragraph 2);
redesignated locations for equipment (paragraph 3); and updates seating
arrangements (paragraph 7).
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INSTRUCTIONS FOR COMPLETING HQAFSPACECOM FORM 18
Block 1-Today's date
Block 2-OPR's office symbol
Block 3-Briefing title
Block 4-Meeting is: USSPACECOM
Block 5-OPR's name
Block 6-Office symbol of OPR
Block 7-OPR's phone number
Block 8-Briefer's name or "various"
Block 9-Office symbol of briefers
Block 10-Office phone of briefers
Block 11-Date(s) of briefing
Block 12-Briefing time; start and end
Block 13-Room number, such as LCR, SCR, or 2-A-202
Block 14-Total number of people attending
Block 15-Highest classification
Block 16-AV equipment, such as 16mm movie, dual overheads, and so on
Block 17-Any unusual requirements
Block 18 - Attendee's grade, name, organization, job title, and security
clearance. Note: Block 18 continues on reverse side
Block 19 - Signature block of OPR/project officer
Block 20 - OPR/project officer's signature
Block 21 - For Presentation Services Branch (CSRP) use only
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SAMPLE HQAFSPACECOM FORM 18
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OTHER AVAILABLE CONFERENCE ROOMS
FOR UNCLASSIFIED PRESENTATIONS
NCO Club 2 rooms 50 seats/70 seats
Chapel 2 rooms 25 seats/50 seats
Rec Center 2 rooms 16 seats/ballroom
Library 1 room 50 seats
O'Club 3 rooms 75 seats/125 seats
Open Use Room 1 room 250 seats
FOR SECRET PRESENTATIONS
JI Multi-Purpose Room ext 3393
(Bldg 1470, Room 102)
USSPACECOM Conference Room ext 5700
(Bldg 1470, Room 318)
XP Conference Room ext 3190
(Bldg 1, Rooms 2618 and 2619)
DE/SP Conference Room ext 3867
LK Conference Room ext 3863/3685
PK3 Conference Room ext 5251
(Bldg 1, Room 1524)
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FOR TS-SCI PRESENTATIONS
LCR ext 6951,
(Bldg 1470, Room 405) Presentations
SCR ext 6951
(Bldg 1470, Room 431)
J2 Conference Room ext 5041/5123
(Bldg 1470, Room 325)
NORAD Conference Room ext 3065/3197
(Bldg 1470, Room 326)
LCR ext 3093
(Bldg 1, Room 3427)
SCR ext 3093
(Bldg 1, Room 3427)
Auditorium ext 3093
(Bldg 1, Room 2106)
DO Conference Room ext 3533
(Bldg 1, Room 3614)
IN Conference Room ext 5162
(Bldg 1, Room 1513)
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SAMPLE DESIGNATED SEATING CHART
1 . Guest of honor normally sits to the right of the senior officer present.
2. Seating is by date of rank (DOR) with senior officer sitting to the right of
the head table (except Note 1), next senior to left, alternating back and forth
across the table.
3. Nickname in parenthesis for all attendees, except the senior officer.
4. Assigned seats against walls are optional, except when the Command Section
is in attendance or desired by OPR.