SYSTEM OF RECORDS NOTICES (SORNs)
DoD COMPONENT NOTICES
Department of the Air Force
Locator, Registration and Postal Directory Files (May 9, 2003, 68 FR 24944).
Headquarters, United States Air Force; Air Force installations to include bases; units; offices and functions, and headquarters of combatant commands for which Air Force is Executive Agent. Official mailing addresses are published as an appendix to the Air Force's compilation of systems of records notices.
CATEGORIES OF INDIVIDUALS COVERED BY THE SYSTEM:
Air Force military and civilian personnel; Air Force Reserve and National Guard personnel; volunteer personnel; United States Armed Forces military and civilian personnel assigned to headquarters of combatant commands for which Air Force is Executive Agent, and contractor personnel. Dependents may also be included in this system.
CATEGORIES OF RECORDS IN THE SYSTEM:
Cards or listings may contain the individuals name, grade, Social Security Number, duty location, office telephone number, residence address and residence telephone number, and similar type personnel data determined to be necessary by local authority.
AUTHORITY FOR MAINTENANCE OF THE SYSTEM:
10 U.S.C. 8013, Secretary of the Air Force and E.O. 9397 (SSN).
Used to locate or identify personnel assigned/attached to, tenanted on, or on temporary duty at the specific installation, office, base, unit, function, and/or organization in response to specific inquiries from authorized users for the conduct of business. Portions of the system are used for directory service and forwarding individual personal mail received by Air Force postal activities, and for assignment of individual mailboxes. Files may be used locally to support official and unofficial programs that require minimal locator information, membership or user listings.
ROUTINE USES OF RECORDS MAINTAINED IN THE SYSTEM, INCLUDING CATEGORIES OF USERS AND THE PURPOSES OF SUCH USES:
In addition to those disclosures generally permitted under 5 U.S.C. 552a(b) of the Privacy Act, these records or information contained therein may specifically be disclosed outside the DoD as a routine use pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552a(b)(3) as follows:
The DoD 'Blanket Routine Uses' published at the beginning of the Air Force's compilation of systems of records notices apply to this system.
POLICIES AND PRACTICES FOR STORING, RETRIEVING, ACCESSING, RETAINING, AND DISPOSING OF RECORDS IN THE SYSTEM:
Maintained on paper records in card or form media in visible file binders/cabinets or card files, in computers and on computer output products.
Retrieved by name and/or Social Security Number.
Records are accessed by person(s) responsible for servicing the record system in performance of their official duties and by authorized personnel who are properly screened and cleared for need-to-know. Records are stored in locked rooms and cabinets. Those in computer storage devices are protected by computer system software.
RETENTION AND DISPOSAL:
Retained in office files until reassignment or separation, or when superseded or no longer needed for reference. Postal directory files are destroyed for one year after permanently assigned personnel depart, or three months after transient personnel depart. Records are destroyed by tearing into pieces, shredding, pulping, macerating or burning. Computer records are destroyed by erasing, deleting or overwriting.
System Manager(s) and Address:
Records Custodians at the installation, base, unit, organization, office or function to which the individual is assigned, attached, tenanted on, performing volunteer service at, or on temporary duty. Official mailing addresses are published as an appendix to the Air Force's compilation of systems of records notices.
Individuals seeking to determine whether this system of records contains information about themselves should address inquiries to or visit the local system manager. Official mailing addresses are published as an appendix to the Air Force's compilation of systems of records notices.
Record Access Procedures:
Individuals seeking access to records about themselves contained in this system should address written requests to the local system manager. Official mailing addresses are published as an appendix to the Air Force's compilation of systems of records notices.
Contesting Record Procedures:
The Air Force rules for accessing records, and for contesting contents and appealing initial agency determinations are published in Air Force Instruction 37-132; 32 CFR part 806b; or may be obtained from the system manager.
Record Source Categories:
Information obtained from automated system interfaces; the individuals, or from personnel records.
Exemptions Claimed for the System: