Pre-Course Information

Military Liaison

Once you receive your confirmation e-mail, please complete the actions below (NLT 2 weeks prior to class start date):

If you have an active DOE badge

Please let the training coordinator know you have an active badge.

If you are from another lab, please stop by the Sandia Badge Office to ensure your pin works.

If you need a Sandia badge

If your unit does not have access to DISS, submit a DOE Form 5631.20  to

If your unit has the capability to submit your clearance through DISS, please submit your information into DISS, complete the Sandia Badge Request Form, and send to: 

You will receive an e-mail once your badge is approved.

Please note: The forms on this page can also be found on the Required Forms page.


Badge recipient(s) must provide proof of identity at the time of badge pick-up. If a driver’s license (DL) or state-issued identification (ID) card is used for this purpose, it must be from a state/territory compliant with the REAL ID Act of 2005. Non-compliant DLs or IDs will NOT be accepted; an alternate photo ID will be necessary. Refer here for more information, including the most current list of non-compliant states/territories.

Course Location

Located on Kirtland AFB (East), Sandia National Laboratories, Building 898, Tech Area 1, Gate #25
Download Kirtland AFB Area Map (PNG 419 KB)

Security Notice:

The following items are prohibited on Sandia premises inside Tech Area 1: Any electronic devices, including but not limited to, cell phones (e.g., BlackBerry, iPhone, Android, etc.), laptop computers, removable computer media (e.g., CDs, USB Drives, etc.), audio and visual recording devices, portable and wireless devices with transmitting capability, 2-way pagers, Apple devices (e.g., iPod, iPad, Smart watches etc.), e-readers (e.g., Kindle, Nook, etc.), and Bluetooth. Intoxicants, illegal drugs, drug paraphernalia, firearms, and explosive materials are also prohibited.