Does the DoD STIG require Transparent Database Encryption (TDE)?

Does the DoD STIG require Transparent Database Encryption (TDE)? The short answer is: It depends on whether or not the Data Owner says the data must be encrypted. The current version of the DoD Database STIG is v8r1. Here are two relevant sections from that document: 3.1.4.3Unique security requirements (encryption of sensitive data)Access to sensitive…