SYSTEM OF RECORDS NOTICES (SORNs)
DoD COMPONENT NOTICES
Department of the Air Force
Your Guardians of Freedom User Database (November 18, 2003, 68 FR 65038).
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Subsystems of the main system may be located at the Public Affairs Offices at Air Force Bases, Air National Guard or Air Force Reserve or similar installations to which an individual is assigned.
CATEGORIES OF INDIVIDUALS COVERED BY THE SYSTEM:
Air Force personnel, Air Force Reserve Command personnel, and Air National Guard personnel who voluntarily submit information into the system.
CATEGORIES OF RECORDS IN THE SYSTEM:
Information in the system includes, but is not limited to, to name, current grade, marital status, local address, name and address of spouse, parents or guardians, photographs, name and address of civilian employer.
AUTHORITY FOR MAINTENANCE OF THE SYSTEM:
10 U.S.C. 8013, Secretary of the Air Force and E.O. 9397 (SSN).
To provide an outreach program for commanders to communicate with families, civilian employers, educators, news media, and political and community leaders about the extensive role of airmen in the war on terrorism.
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:
To civilian employers of Air Reserve Component personnel for purposes of providing information regarding employer and employee rights, benefits, and obligations under the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act; to accord appropriate public recognition to the employer for his or her support of Air Force programs and employee participation therein; and to provide information regarding Air Force and Air Reserve Component issues, plans, and operations and/or the involvement of employees in such activities.
To family members, political and community leaders, and the news media for purposes of providing information regarding Air Force and Air Reserve Component issues, plans, and operations and/or the involvement of Air Force personnel, active or reserve, in such activities.
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 computers and computer output products.
Retrieved by individual's name, unit and address.
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 in computer storage devices are protected by computer system software.
RETENTION AND DISPOSAL:
Destroy when the individual requests removal from the system, or one year from the last date the record was modified by the individual, whichever is sooner.
System Manager(s) and Address:
Director, Your Guardians of Freedom, Office of the Secretary of the Air Force, Public Affairs, SAF/PA, 1690 AF Pentagon, Washington, DC 20330-1690.
Individuals seeking to determine whether this system of records contains information about themselves should use the web-based login screen to contact system administrators by e-mail, or should address written requests to Your Guardians of Freedom, SAF/PA, 1690 AF Pentagon, Washington, DC 20330-1690.
Inquiries about a subsystem should be addressed to the Public Affairs Officer at the base or installation of the individual's assignment. Official mailing addresses are published as an appendix to the Air Force's compilation of systems of records.
Record Access Procedures:
Individuals seeking access to records about themselves contained in this system of records should log into the system using the username and password they received when they initially registered. The web-based login screen provides information to retrieve forgotten passwords.
Individuals can also address written inquiries to Your Guardians of Freedom, SAF/PA, 1690 AF Pentagon, Washington, DC 20330-1690, or the installation Public Affairs Officer. Official mailing addresses are published as an appendix to the Air Force's compilation of systems of records.
Contesting Record Procedures:
Individuals may log into the system using the username and password they received when they initially registered and alter the information about them contained in the system.
Otherwise, the Air Force rules for accessing records and contesting contents and appealing initial determinations are published in Air Force Instruction 37-132, 32 CFR part 806b, or maybe obtained from the system manager.
Record Source Categories:
Information is obtained from the individual.
Exemptions Claimed for the System: