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As an aviator in the US military, I'm not surprised. This is common practice. The system in question is for public domain UK aviation charts and pubs. Many of the unclassified systems I use have the user and password taped to the monitor.

Why don't they either use a password manager, of which there are hundreds, or simply bolt on a "LOGIN" button on the keyboard?

You'd think, at least, that it could be in a binder hanging on the wall.

US military unclassified systems are a mess... a spaghetti bowl of disjoint networks, operating systems, hardware, desktop and Internet applications designed by a multitude of lowest bid government contractors with little sense for usability and often very poor technical skills.

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