High Risk Personnel.
a. There are three levels of HRPs. Each level is assigned
varying degrees of protection based upon the threat associated
with the HRP to include PSD support. (PSDs are trained and
armed protective security officials capable of providing
continuous protection for a designated individual.) Description
of the HRP protection levels are provided below:
(1) HRP Level One Protection - PSD support provided to
an official who requires continuous protection as recommended by
the Personal Security Vulnerability Assessment (PSVA).
(2) HRP Level Two Protection - PSD support provided to
an official who requires protection during periods of official
duty or travel as recommended by the PSVA.
(3) HRP Level Three Protection - Support provided to an
official who requires advanced individual antiterrorism
awareness and personal protection training.
6. Permanent HRBs.
a. The following positions are designed as permanent level
1 protection HRBs:
(1) Secretary of Defense
(3) Deputy Secretary of Defense
b. The following Permanent positions may be Level 1 or 2
designated based on approval of the Deputy Secretary of Defense:
(2) Secretaries of the Military Departments
(3) Service Chiefs
(4) Combatant Commanders