SYSTEM OF RECORDS NOTICES (SORNs)
DoD COMPONENT NOTICES
Department of the Air Force
Information Officer Short Course Eligibility File (June 11, 1997, 62 FR 31793).
Academic Detachment, Secretary of the Air Force Office of Public Affairs (SAF/PAOL), 780 Van Vleet Oval, Room 334, Norman, OK 73069.
CATEGORIES OF INDIVIDUALS COVERED BY THE SYSTEM:
Active duty Air Force Public Affairs Officers in the grades of 2nd Lieutenant through Colonel.
CATEGORIES OF RECORDS IN THE SYSTEM:
Brief service history (including current grade and duty location), educational background, and information on previous attendance at the Air Force Short Course in Communication.
AUTHORITY FOR MAINTENANCE OF THE SYSTEM:
10 U.S.C. 8013, Secretary of the Air Force: Powers and duties; delegation by.
Used by the Public Affairs Career Management Staff Officer, Air Force Manpower and Personnel Center (AFMPC/DPMROS4D), Randolph Air Force Base, TX 78150, and by the Chief, Office for Plans and Resources, Secretary of the Air Force Office of Public Affairs (SAF/PAX), Washington, DC 20330, to determine eligibility of Public Affairs Officers to attend future classes in the Air Force Short Course in Communication.
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 in card files.
Retrieved by name.
Records are accessed by custodian of the record system and by person(s) responsible for servicing the record system in performance of their official duties. Records are stored in locked cabinets or rooms.
RETENTION AND DISPOSAL:
Retained in office files until reassignment or separation, then destroyed by tearing into pieces, shredding, pulping, macerating, or burning.
System Manager(s) and Address:
Director of Public Affairs, Office of the Secretary of the Air Force (SAF/PA).
Individuals seeking to determine whether information about themselves is contained in this system should address written inquiries to or visit the Academic Detachment Liaison Non-Commissioned Officer (SAF/PAOL), 780 Van Vleet Oval, Room 334, University of OK, Norman, OK 73069.
Record Access Procedures:
Individuals seeking access to information about themselves contained in this system should address written inquiries to or visit the Academic Detachment Liaison Non-Commissioned Officer or from the Chief, Office for Plans and Resources Projects, Secretary of the Air Force Office of Public Affairs, addresses as given.
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:
Data extracted from surveys of all Public Affairs Officers provided by major commands and separate operating agencies on all assigned Public Affairs Officers. Updated annually.
Exemptions Claimed for the System: