The following is a list of likely concealment sites

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Unformatted text preview: abandoned mines, and quarries. Sewers. Cable conduits. D-6 TC 18-01 30 November 2010 Special Forces Caching D-32. Planners must ensure the concealment site is equally accessible to the person emplacing and the person recovering the cache. However, visits by both individuals to certain interior sites may compromise their cover. For instance, while a site in a house owned by a relative of the emplacer is suitable for the emplacer, if the recovery person has no connection with the owner, an adequate excuse for him to enter the house may not exist. D-33. The site must remain accessible as long as the force needs the cache. If access to a building depends upon a personal relationship with the owner, the death of the owner or the sale of the property might render it inaccessible. D-34. Personnel must ensure that discovery of the cache will not compromise individuals on the site. Even if a cache is completely sterile, as every cache should be, the mere fact that it has been placed in a particular site may compromise certain persons. For example, if the police discover the cache, they might suspect the emplacer because it was found in the home of his relative. D-35. Planners must not locate the site in a place that potentially hostile persons frequently visit. For instance, a site in a museum is not secure if police guards or curious visitors frequently enter the museum. D-36. To preserve the cache material, the emplacer must ensure the site is physically secure for the preservation of the cached material. For example, most buildings involve a risk that fire may damage or destroy the cache, especially in wartime. The emplacer should consider all risks and weigh them against the advantages of an interior site. A custodian may serve to ease access to a building or to guard a cache. However, the use of such a person is inadvisable because a custodian poses an additional security risk. He may use the contents of the cache for personal profit or reveal its location. BURIAL SITE D-37. In selecting a burial site, consider the following factors along w...
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