FORT BONIFACIO, Taguig City – The Philippine Army will launch the Automated Clearance System on September 2, Tuesday, at the Philippine Army Officers’ Club House, Headquarters Philippine Army, thereby automating and streamlining the security clearance process within the Command.
The Philippine Army Automated Clearance System (PAACS) intends to enhance the fast and reliable issuance of security and command clearances to all active military and civilian personnel in the Philippine Army.
The project, which was conceptualized in 2012, had undergone a series of test runs at Headquarters Philippine Army interlinking the information systems of the Discipline, Law and Order Branch of the Office of the Chief of Staff for Personnel, OG1; Office of the Army Adjutant; Counter Intelligence Branch, Office of the Assistant Chief of Staff for Intelligence, OG2; and the Clearance Workstation of OG2, Headquarters and Headquarters Support Group.
The implementation of the Automated Clearance System is not only economical, but also efficient, fast, reliable and secure.
Under the automated clearance system, the following procedures will be followed: Step 1 – Application and Submission of Requirements, Step 2 – Automated Processing.
In line with the vision of the Army Transformation Roadmap, the Philippine Army continues to implement organizational reforms in terms of policies, systems and procedures. Once implemented, the clearance process will set the standard in the Security Management.