Attendees must be U.S. citizens and possess a minimum active, final granted SECRET clearance. 
Interim clearances are not accepted by NGA.

Attendees WITH IC blue or green badges do not need to pass clearances.*** Please verify with your badging office that your IC badge is enabled to work at NGA facilities.


If you DO NOT have an Intelligence Community Blue or Green badge, you must have a clearance certification message submitted to the NCE Workforce Support Center by your Agency’s Special Security Officer (SSO) or Contractor’s Facility Security Officer (FSO).


Choose One of the Following Methods of Passing Clearance Certification Messages to NGA:


SSO Message: NGA

Unclassified Fax: (571) 558-3229

Unclassified Email:

Secure Email:


If sending by fax or email, the clearance message must be on official letterhead and include the following:

Full name: Last Name, First Name, Middle Initial
Social Security Number:___-__-____

Date of Birth:

Country of Citizenship:

Agency/Company Name:

Purpose of Visit: AFCEA Navy Information Warfare Industry Day

Point of Contact Name: Gretchen Gunning

Point of Contact Phone: 703-631-6219

Security POC: Darrell Anderson

Security POC Phone: 571-557-1111

Date(s) of Visit: September 28, 2021

Your social security number and date of birth are required by NGA as part of the security clearance verification process and also for facility access.


Clearance Questions?
NGA Workforce Support Center: 571-557-1111

Please ask for Darrell Anderson



Contact Gretchen Gunning 




All event attendees will be required to show a valid state** or federal issued photo identification (i.e. driver's license, state identification card, passport).


**Please note, NGA adheres to policies related to the REAL ID Act. The REAL ID Act is a federal law that created a national standard for state-issued driver's licenses and requires federal agencies to apply new rules for individuals entering their facilities. The 11 states and territories that currently have noncompliant driver's licenses are: Alaska, American Samoa, Arizona, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Montana, New Jersey, Northern Marianas and Oklahoma. Alternate forms of acceptable identification include: U.S. passports, DoD Common Access Cards, U.S. federal government identification cards and credentials.


Event Location:

NGA Campus East

7500 GEOINT Drive
Springfield VA 2215


The Following Items are Prohibited Inside the NGA Facility:

Cell Phones

Two-Way Pagers

USB Flash Thumb Drives

Camera/Walkie-Talkie Phones

Personal Laptops

Fitbits or other wireless activity trackers

Wireless/Photographic Capable PDAs

Cassette Players (Recordable)

Computer Media

Picture Frame Key Fobs (Recordable)

Phone/Room Recorders

MP3 Players/iPods

Satellite Radio

Blue Tooth Tiles