CAC (a) Department of Defense (DoD) Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness Memorandum, subject: "Common Access Card Issuance Mandate," September 25, 2003.

(b) Department of Defense (DoD) Chief Information Officer Memorandum, subject: "Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) and Public Key Enabling (PKE) Implementation Update," October 7, 2003.

DoD has designated the CAC as the storage container for the PKI private and public key certificates used to:
  • Digitally sign and encrypt/decrypt unclassified e-mail
  • Digitally sign non-e-mail documents
  • Access secure servers and verify server site identity
  • Log onto DoD computer systems and networks that interface with DoD PKI
  • Principle card used for physical access to buildings and controlled spaces
GLOBAL REACH Hours of Operation 0700 - 1600 US ET (Mon - Fri)
Please use the online HELP DESK to request technical assistance


GLOBAL REACH provides access to functions, processes, and documents to aid in the timely execution of the Air Mobility Command mission. This system validates authorized users through Department of Defense issued Common Access Cards.



IMPORTANT: Logging on and agreeing automatically creates an account in GLOBAL REACH if your credentials are verified.

All user accounts are placed into INACTIVE status after one calendar year without use. Once an account has been INACTIVE for six months, the account will be automatically deleted from GLOBAL REACH. If you do not wish to have an account created for you, please do not press the LOGON button above.

By logging on and agreeing to the Consent to Monitor notification that follows, you are digitally acknowledging your agreement with GLOBAL REACH in accordance with the information within the Consent to Monitor, and User Agreement.

FAQ Frequently Asked Questions about logging on to GLOBAL REACH

The AMC G081 Global Reach page is not on this site, please click here for that AMC webpage.
You are accessing a U.S. Government (USG) Information System (IS) that is provided for USG-authorized use only.

PRIVACY ACT INFORMATION - The information accessed through this system is FOR OFFICIAL USE ONLY and must be protected in accordance with the Privacy Act and AFI 33-332.

The GLOBAL REACH information portal is only compatible with Microsoft Internet Explorer and is not intended for use with Mozilla-based browsers. This website is optimized for 1280 by 800 pixels and Microsoft Internet Explorer 8. Adobe Flash is required in some areas. JavaScript must be enabled for all areas. Client browsers must accept cookies. Session information is stored on the server, not on the client machine. GLOBAL REACH Operations may delete user uploaded content without warning if the files violate PII, FOUO, or HIPAA requirements/guidance. Individuals utilizing this information portal system from a civilian Internet Service Provider will not be permitted to upload files to GLOBAL REACH. All activity is closely monitored and recorded, any unauthorized or suspicious activity will be immediately reported to the Air Force Office of Special Investigations.

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